Live from New York, it’s Tracy Morgan!

The funnyman, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in an auto accident in June 2014, recently made a stunning announcement — he’s returning to NBC (his 30 Rock home) to host Saturday Night Live on Oct. 17.

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Tracy, Megan and their daughter, Maven, in March 2014.

It’s a miracle that was not lost on those who spotted the 46-year-old comedian shopping with his wife, Megan Wollover, in NYC on Aug. 14. “He was in a pretty cheery mood,” one witness tells Closer. “If we had no knowledge of his injuries, it would’ve been very hard to tell.”

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In fact, Tracy is almost fully recovered from the horrific crash, in which a Walmart truck collided with his limousine van, killing his pal and fellow comic James McNair, and leaving Tracy with a broken nose, leg, rib and a severe brain injury that put him in a coma. “When I first came out of the coma, I was a mess,” Tracy has said.

To read the full story on Tracy, pick up the new issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstands now!