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Sarah Jones

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

As hundreds of names scrolled up the screen after 2012's "The Avengers," moviegoers who remained glued to their seats for a taste of the next treat in Marvel's superhero universe didn't know one name was missing - that of John Suttles, a truck driver who died helping make the $1.5 billion...

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016

A movie director was released from jail Wednesday after serving a year behind bars for the death of a crew member killed by a train during filming of a movie about singer Gregg Allman.

A Superior Court judge ordered former "...

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Richard and Elizabeth Jones stood on a crowded film set, looking out on a sea of actors and workers ready to shoot a scene. Every one of them reminded them of their daughter Sarah, who died two years ago on a Georgia railroad track shooting a film scene....

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

A Georgia judge won't grant early release from jail for a movie director sentenced in the death of a camera assistant struck by a freight train while shooting a film about singer Gregg Allman.

Former "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller had asked...

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

The father of a film worker killed by a train during shooting of a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Tuesday that granting the film's director early release from a two-year jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter would send a message "that Hollywood gets a...

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015

The director of an ill-fated movie about singer Gregg Allman said Friday that it's "ultimately my responsibility" that his crew ended up on a Georgia railroad bridge in the path of a freight train that killed a camera assistant.

"Midnight Rider"...

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015

A third filmmaker was sentenced to 10 years of probation Tuesday for her role in a train collision last year that killed a young camera assistant and injured six other crew members, allowing prosecutors to close their final criminal case in the incident that...

Monday, Mar. 9, 2015

Steven Poster, ASC, president of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600), issued a statement on the plea deal which averted a trial involving three defendants--director Randall Miller, his wife and business partner Jody Savin, and executive Jay...

Monday, Mar. 9, 2015

A year after a freight train plowed into crew members for a movie about singer Gregg Allman, killing a young camera assistant, the film's director was sentenced to two years in jail Monday as part of a plea deal.
In a rare case of a filmmaker...

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015

Randall Miller had just begun shooting the Gregg Allman biographical movie "Midnight Rider" when the production turned into a nightmare — a freight train traveling 55 mph plowed into the director's crew on a Georgia railroad bridge, injuring six film workers and...