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Criminal indictments handed down in death of CofC grad

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 WAYNE, Ga. (WCIV) -- The owners of the production company behind 'Midnight Rider' along with the film's executive producer have been indicted in the death of film crew member and College of Charleston graduate Sarah Jones.

According to a release from the Wayne County District Attorney's Office, Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish are charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass.

If found guilty, the men could face ten years in prison under Georgia law.

Back in February, 27-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Jones was working as a camera assistant on the Allman Brothers biopic.

Jones and several other members of the film crew were on the railroad tracks and trestle at Doctortown Landing in Wayne County, when Jones was struck and killed by an oncoming train. Other crew members were injured, but survived.

One of those injured crew members has filed suit against the movie's producers citing "permanent physical injuries."

Miller and Savin are the owners of Unclaimed Freight Productions, Inc. which was filming “Midnight Rider.” Sedrish was the Executive Producer for the film.

The project was shelved at the end of February following a lawsuit by Greg Allman who subsequently dropped the suit.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the incident.

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