Sarah Jones’ Family Urges Moment of Silence as ‘Midnight Rider’ Anniversary Approaches
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.
Death on a Movie Set: 5 Ways the ‘Midnight Rider’ Tragedy Changed Hollywood Safety
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."
‘Midnight Rider’ Production Company Hit With OSHA Fines for Sarah Jones’ Death
"The death of Sarah Jones is particularly disheartening because it was entirely preventable," the organization states.
‘Midnight Rider’ Director Says Train Accident “Is Ultimately My Responsibility”
Sarah Jones was killed, and several others were injured during filming.
‘Midnight Rider’: Sarah Jones Autopsy Reveals Details of Death
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.
‘Midnight Rider’: Did the Punishment Fit the Crimes?
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.
‘Midnight Rider’ Trial: Video Shows Seconds Before Deadly Train Crash
A finished clip of the film shot on the railroad tracks was also released in court in Georgia.
‘Midnight Rider’ Trial: 1st A.D. Hillary Schwartz Found Guilty, Sentenced to Probation
Schwartz waived her right to a jury and received a bench trial.
‘Midnight Rider’ First A.D. Set for Sentencing in Criminal Case
Hillary Schwartz will be sentenced on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass Tuesday.
‘Midnight Rider’ Trial: Sarah Jones Remembered in Family Statements
The camera assistant liked to paint, write and go to comedy shows with her brother, her family shared in court.
‘Midnight Rider’ Trial: Director Gets 10-Year Sentence
Randall Miller received two years in Wayne County jail, the rest on probation in which he can't handle film crews.
‘Midnight Rider’ 1st A.D. Wants Criminal Charges Dismissed
Hillary Schwartz's attorneys claim prosecutors got her to talk by assuring her that she was a witness, not a suspect.