Final Allman filmmaker gets probation in Georgia train crash

March 10, 2015 7:41 PM

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A third filmmaker was sentenced to 10 years of probation Tuesday for her role in a train collision last year that killed a young camera assistant and injured six other crew members, allowing prosecutors to close their final criminal case in the incident that derailed the Gregg Allman movie "Midnight Rider."

Hillary Schwartz, an assistant director on the film, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in Wayne County Superior Court. She waived her right for a trial by jury and opted for a judge to decide her case, Assistant District Attorney John B. Johnson said.

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