KFIX Rock News: Crew Member For Gregg Allman Biopic Killed On Set

2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented By Shell - Day 5A second camera assistant working on the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider was killed on Thursday in Wayne County, Georgia, after being struck by a freight train on the set of the movie.

Four other people were also hurt in the accident — one suffered serious injuries.

A witness told Variety the crew was filming a dream sequence on a railroad trestle when a train unexpectedly crossed the bridge.

The film will star William Hurt as an older version of the Allman Brothers Band frontman, and All American Rejects singer Tyson Ritter as a younger version.  Allman is an executive producer on the movie.

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