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STATEMENT: Savannah Film Office on fatal train incident

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The Film Office has received number inquiries from the media in regard to "Midnight Rider" and the tragedy which occurred yesterday. Below is our official statement:

The City of Savannah and the entire Savannah film community would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of the crewmember who was killed in Wayne County on Thursday while working on the production of "Midnight Rider."  The City of Savannah Film Services Office was working with the production team to permit planned filming activities in Savannah that had been scheduled to begin next week. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved in this accident. We have a strong, close community in Savannah and the impact of this is widely felt. We will do whatever we can to support the crew during this difficult time and pray for the swift recovery of those who were injured.

Sincerely,

William P. Hammargren
Interim Film Services Administrator

City of Savannah Film Office

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