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  1. Sarah Jones' Family Urges Moment of Silence as 'Midnight Rider' Anniversary Approaches

    6:26 pm PST 02/18/2016
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    It’s been almost two years since the camera assistant was killed by a train in an "entirely preventable" incident, and her parents are working so that such tragedies will never happen again, calling for all sets to take a moment of silence in commemoration. READ MORE

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  2. Death on a Movie Set: 5 Ways the 'Midnight Rider' Tragedy Changed Hollywood Safety

    7:00 am PST 11/18/2015
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    Camera operator Sarah Jones' tragic accident was a wake-up call that inspired safety apps and even encouraged film crews to call the first shot of each day "the Jonesy." READ MORE

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  3. 'Midnight Rider' Production Company Hit With OSHA Fines for Sarah Jones' Death

    11:54 am PDT 09/16/2015
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    "The death of Sarah Jones is particularly disheartening because it was entirely preventable," the organization states. READ MORE

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  4. Warner Bros. TV Partners With IATSE to Launch Sarah Jones Memorial Internship

    9:30 am PDT 04/22/2015
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    Georgia filmmakers will intern at SIM Digital in Atlanta before training on a Warner Bros. TV series to honor the late camera assistant. READ MORE

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  5. 'Midnight Rider' Director Says Train Accident "Is Ultimately My Responsibility"

    9:24 pm PDT 03/20/2015
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    Sarah Jones was killed, and several others were injured during filming. READ MORE

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  6. 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones Autopsy Reveals Details of Death

    1:26 pm PDT 03/11/2015
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    The 27-year-old sustained multiple injuries, including numerous fractures, lacerations and two amputations, when she was struck by a train on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic. READ MORE

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  7. 'Midnight Rider': Did the Punishment Fit the Crimes?

    5:00 am PDT 03/11/2015
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    Director Randall Miller, producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish, and first A.D. Hillary Schwartz received varying sentences for their roles in Sarah Jones' death. READ MORE

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  8. 'Midnight Rider' Trial: Video Shows Seconds Before Deadly Train Crash

    6:18 pm PDT 03/10/2015
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    A finished clip of the film shot on the railroad tracks was also released in court in Georgia. READ MORE

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  9. 'Midnight Rider' Trial: 1st A.D. Hillary Schwartz Found Guilty, Sentenced to Probation

    8:00 am PDT 03/10/2015
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    Schwartz waived her right to a jury and received a bench trial. READ MORE

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  10. 'Midnight Rider' First A.D. Set for Sentencing in Criminal Case

    4:17 pm PDT 03/09/2015
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    Hillary Schwartz will be sentenced on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass Tuesday. READ MORE

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  11. 'Midnight Rider' Trial: Sarah Jones Remembered in Family Statements

    3:36 pm PDT 03/09/2015
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    The camera assistant liked to paint, write and go to comedy shows with her brother, her family shared in court. READ MORE

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  12. 'Midnight Rider' Trial: Director Gets 10-Year Sentence

    10:03 am PST 03/07/2015
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    Randall Miller received two years in Wayne County jail, the rest on probation in which he can't handle film crews. READ MORE

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  13. 'Midnight Rider' 1st A.D. Wants Criminal Charges Dismissed

    12:48 pm PST 01/13/2015
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    Hillary Schwartz's attorneys claim prosecutors got her to talk by assuring her that she was a witness, not a suspect. READ MORE

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  14. THR’s 10 Most Popular Stories of 2014

    10:36 am PST 12/31/2014
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    The news, features and videos (and one definitive ranking) that were the most popular on THR.com in 2014 READ MORE

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  15. Hollywood's Top 10 Legal Disputes of 2014

    12:10 pm PST 12/30/2014
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    The Sony hack and the Supreme Court's Aereo decision were important stories. But what was the biggest, most consequential legal dispute from the past year? READ MORE

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  16. 'Midnight Rider': Hearing on Train Video Set for Next Week

    8:11 pm PST 12/05/2014
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    The court will hear argument on the railroad’s motion to seal the already-public videos and impose a gag order READ MORE

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  17. 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Family Fights to Keep Train Video Public

    3:59 pm PST 12/01/2014
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    Lawyers for the parents of the camera assistant killed by a CSX train filed papers opposing the railroad’s motion to seal the public record and impose a gag order READ MORE

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  18. 'Midnight Rider' Case: Settlement Reached in Sarah Jones' Parents' Civil Lawsuit

    11:22 am PST 11/19/2014
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    Richard and Elizabeth Jones have reached confidential agreements with some of the defendants READ MORE

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  19. Video Released of Moments Before Sarah Jones' Death on 'Midnight Rider' Set

    7:53 pm PDT 10/31/2014
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    Director Randall Miller is also shown repeatedly saying "that's not my job" when asked why he didn't know there could be a train barreling down on his crew READ MORE

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  20. Sarah Jones Walk-a-Thons Raise More Than $35,000 for On-Set Safety

    10:38 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    People got moving in Atlanta, N.Y. and Santa Monica in support of the 'Midnight Rider' camera assistant who was struck and killed by a train on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic READ MORE

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