Gregg Allman biopic halts production

Filming for "Midnight Rider," the Gregg Allman biopic, is on hold.

According to, crew members are being released, but were told they would be called back sometime in the future.

The production company released a statement saying, "In light of the tragic loss, we have decided to put the production of 'Midnight Rider' on hold."

The news comes after a second camera assistant was killed during filming last Thursday, the first day of production.

The crew was shooting a dream sequence on a railroad trestle near Jesup, Georgia, when a train came across the bridge, killing Sarah Jones, and injuring several others.

Jones' funeral is being held today in Columbia, South Carolina, with a memorial planned in Atlanta this weekend.

According to Variety, the cameras were rolling when the train approached.

The Wayne's County Sheriff's Department is conducting a homicide investigation.


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