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  1. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Producer Says Sarah Jones' Death Is 'Our Cross to Bear' (Guest Column)

    8:00 am 3/5/2014

    Writing for THR, David Friendly -- who isn't associated with the film -- opines that every time Hollywood loses a worker, the industry looks sloppy and irresponsible.Read more

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  2. 'Gravity' Tops Camera Operators Awards

    3:40 pm 3/4/2014

    The community also paid tribute to "Midnight Rider" accident victim Sarah Jones during the Society of Camera Operators Awards.Read more

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  3. 'Midnight Rider' Death: Sarah Jones Tribute Planned for Camera Operators Awards

    1:56 pm 3/4/2014

    A tribute to the camera assistant will be presented during the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards on March 8 at the Skirball Cultural Center.Read more

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  4. A Train, a Narrow Trestle and 60 Seconds to Escape: How 'Midnight Rider' Victim Sarah Jones Lost Her Life

    12:10 pm 3/4/2014

    The parents of the young camera assistant killed in the train accident on the Georgia set of "Midnight Rider," as well as an injured hairstylist who survived it, reveal harrowing and graphic new details. "I saw my life, my kids, my family, all of it before me," says the hairstylist. "I was sure I was going to die."Read more

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  5. Exclusive Interview With Parents of 'Midnight Rider' Victim Sarah Jones

    9:12 am 3/4/2014

    Jones' mother, Elizabeth, tells THR, "A dollar mark cannot be put on stealing a shot at the risk of someone's life."Read more

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  6. Oscars: ‘Midnight Rider’ Victim Sarah Jones Remembered on Broadcast

    3:34 pm 3/2/2014

    The camera assistant, who was killed by a train while filming the Gregg Allman biopic, was remembered following a successful online campaign.Read more

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  7. 'Midnight Rider': Hundreds Mourn Sarah Jones at Emotional Memorial

    1:12 pm 3/2/2014

    Union leader Bruce Doering told the crowd, "We're committed to taking the issue of unsafe conditions as far as we can take it — and like Sarah — full-on."Read more

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  8. Oscars: Campaign Urges Nominees, Presenters to Wear Black Pin for 'Midnight Rider' Crewmember

    4:36 am 2/28/2014

    Supporters are encouraging everyone attending the Academy Awards to don a tribute ribbon for Sarah Jones, who was killed by a freight train during preproduction on the Gregg Allman biopic.Read more

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  9. 'Vampire Diaries' Pays Tribute to 'Midnight Rider' Camera Assistant Sarah Jones

    11:42 pm 2/27/2014

    UPDATED: The CW series began Thursday's episode by remembering the 27-year-old who was a crewmember on the show. Read more

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  10. 'Midnight Rider' Director Randall Miller Working With PR Strategist

    6:56 pm 2/27/2014

    UPDATED: Calls to the director were being referred to high-profile PR firm Hiltzik Strategies following the death of Sarah Jones on his Georgia film set on Feb. 20.Read more

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