Film­mak­ers in Ga. train crash go

The Covington News - - THE WIRE -

SA­VAN­NAH, Ga. (AP) — Two film­mak­ers charged with in­vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter sev­eral months af­ter a train crash killed a mem­ber of their movie crew flew to Ge­or­gia over the weekend to turn them­selves in at a ru­ral jail, where they posted $25,000 bond apiece be­fore re­turn­ing home to Cal­i­for­nia, their de­fense at­tor­ney said Tues­day.

“Mid­night Rider” di­rec­tor Ran­dall Miller and his wife and busi­ness part­ner, Jody Savin, were booked Sun­day at the Wayne County jail about 60 miles south­west of Sa­van­nah, said the cou­ple’s de­fense at­tor­ney, Don Sa­muel. The amount of their bond had been ap­proved prior to their ar­rival, al­low­ing them to re­port to jail quickly and qui­etly.

“There were in and out in 30 min­utes,” Sa­muel said.

Miller, Savin and ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer Jay Sedr­ish were in­dicted July 3 on charges of in­vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter and crim­i­nal tres­pass­ing in con­nec­tion with the crash that oc­curred the day the film­mak­ers be­gan shoot­ing a movie based on the life of singer Gregg All­man.

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