Prosecutor: Gregg Allman filmmaker never given immunity

January 28, 2015 6:31 PM

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Prosecutors never promised immunity from criminal charges to a filmmaker indicted after a crew member was killed by a train while shooting a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman, the district attorney said in a court filing.

Hillary Schwartz was working as an assistant director on the ill-fated "Midnight Rider" movie Feb. 20 when a freight train slammed into the crew on a railroad bridge in rural Wayne County in southeast Georgia. Camera assistant Sarah Jones, 27, was killed and six others were injured. Authorities say ...

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