Train crashes on the set of 'Midnight Rider', one killed

Train crashes on the set of 'Midnight Rider', one killed

One crew member working for the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider was killed and seven others were injured when a train crashed into the set while they were shooting a dream sequence on the railroad.

27-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Jones, a second camera assistant, was identified as the victim killed in the accident, reported Ace Showbiz.

Director Randall Miller himself fell on the tracks but he was pulled to safety by a photographer. Others who were injured were treated at a hospital.

“All of us on the production team are devastated by the tragic accident that happened today. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of our crew member,” a representative for the movie production said in a statement.

Eliza Dushku, one of the stars in the film, tweeted, “Devastated by the news of the tragedy on our Allman Biopic. Prayers to the crew/families & spirit/soul of the life that was lost.”

pen Road, the studio behind the biopic, refused to comment on how the accident might affect the movie’s future.

Gregg Allman serves as a producer, William Hurt is cast to play the Allman Brothers member, and The All-American Rejects rocker Tyson Ritter is tapped as the musician in his younger years.

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