Tracy Morgan of ‘30 Rock’ released from hospital

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PARK CITY, UTAH (AP) - Comedian and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan has been released from the hospital after a collapse during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Publicist Lewis Kay confirms Morgan has left the Park City Medical Center after he suffered from “a combination of exhaustion and altitude” on Sunday. Park City’s elevation is 7,000 feet.

Morgan was escorted from the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards ceremony Sunday night at the festival.

Morgan posted a comment Monday on Twitter that the high altitude “shook up this kid from Brooklyn.”

He also says he’ll be back to work Tuesday on “30 Rock.”

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.

Comedian and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan has said he will be back at work Tuesday after being hospitalized while attending the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

Morgan’s publicist, Lewis Kay, said Monday that the actor suffered from exhaustion and altitude when he collapsed Sunday night in Park City, where the elevation is 7,000 feet.

Morgan posted a comment Monday on Twitter that the high altitude “shook up this kid from Brooklyn.”

“Superman ran into a little kryptonite,” he quipped.

He also said on Twitter that he would be back to work Tuesday on “30 Rock.”

Ron Nyswaner, co-director of the Sundance film “Predisposed,” in which the actor stars, said Morgan’s collapse resulted from “altitude sickness combined with his diabetes. And he hadn’t eaten. He hadn’t had enough water.”

Kay said hospital officials report no drugs or alcohol were found in Morgan’s system.

Morgan had been attending an event for the Creative Coalition at which he had just received an award.

In “Predisposed,” which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Melissa Leo, Morgan plays a drug dealer caught up in the push-and-pull between a piano prodigy and his troubled mother.

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