Tue., March 10, 2015 2:28pm
An assistant director for a movie about singer Gregg Allman has been sentenced to 10 years on probation for her role in a train collision that killed a crew member and injured six others
Mon., March 9, 2015 5:55pm
The film's director and executive producer agreed to a guilty plea of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones on the movie set last year.
Mon., March 9, 2015 11:59am
The director of a movie about musician Gregg Allman has pleaded guilty in a train crash that killed a camera assistant and injured six film workers. Director Randall Miller pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing as part of a plea deal.
Tue., July 15, 2014 11:30am
A lawyer for Randall Miller and Jody Savin says they'll plead "not guilty" to criminal charges in the death of Sarah Jones.
Thu., July 3, 2014 2:34pm
Longtime Savannah movie producer and director Michael Shortt, who was not involved in the film, says Sarah Jones' death has raised awareness of safety on movie sets.
Thu., July 3, 2014 1:50pm
Three filmmakers are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Georgia in the death of a camera assistant killed on the set of a Gregg Allman biopic. A grand jury in Wayne County Superior Court has indicted director Randall Miller and producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was hit by a train and died while filming “Midnight Rider” in coastal Georgia in February. Several other crew members injured.
Mon., May 12, 2014 6:57pm
Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman and the producers of biopic “Midnight Rider” Tuesday asked a Chatham County judge to dismiss Allman’s lawsuit to block the film. They say they are on a “path to resolution” outside court. The lawyers on both sides of the case reportedly stayed late at the courthouse last night hammering out an agreement. The negotiations came after an initial hearing Monday that focused on a fatal train accident on the set of the film about Allman’s life.
Tue., April 8, 2014 1:52pm
GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon speaks with Connect Savannah Editor Jim Morekis about his investigation into the death of Sarah Jones.
Mon., March 24, 2014 12:55pm
A Savannah-based attorney says he's been hired to investigate the death of 27-year-old Sarah Jones.
Tue., February 25, 2014 10:27am
Memorial services will be held Wednesday for 27-year-old Sarah Jones, who died last Thursday during a movie shoot outside Savannah. Jones was a second camera assistant on the film “Midnight Rider,” a biopic about Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band.