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'Midnight Rider' director accepts plea deal in movie death

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Parents Richard and Elizabeth Jones attend a memorial for their daughter Sarah Jones, an assistant camerawoman who was killed by a train while shooting the Gregg Allman biopic film, Midnight Rider, on March 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 7: Parents Richard and Elizabeth Jones attend a memorial for their daughter Sarah Jones, an assistant camerawoman who was killed by a train while shooting the Gregg Allman biopic film, Midnight Rider.

The director of the indy film, 'Midnight Rider' enters a guilty plea in a criminal case stemming from on on-set accident that killed a young camera assistant.

Director Randal Miller entered a guilty plea today in a case that was closely watched in Hollywood, especially among rank and file workers.

Two years ago, Randall was in Georgia, filming "Midnight Rambler," a bio-pic about Gregg Allman. A young camera assistant was killed, and several other crew members were injured in an accident with a train. 

SCPR's John Horn, host of The Frame, and the LA Times' Rebecca Keegan offer background on the story, and discuss the history of safety issues in Hollywood.

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