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Report: 'Midnight Rider' production suspended

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Variety magazinereports production has been suspended on "Midnight Rider" after a cameraassistant was killed during a shoot.

Variety reports that crewmembers are being released and told they will be called back at a later date. "Midnight Rider" is a Gregg Allman biopic.

Variety says repsfrom the production company released a statement saying in light of the tragicloss they've decided to put production on hold.

WTOC has been tryingto get in touch with the production company, but they're staying tight-lipped.

The Savannah FilmOffice told WTOC that they're in the dark as well, they've been trying to get ahold of the studio and they're waiting for official word.

This all comes after SarahJones, 27, died last week when a train hit her while shooting a sequence on thetracks.

A memorial service isbeing held Wednesday for Jones in Columbia. Read the full story from Variety.

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