Lawyers for the family of the woman who died on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider are dropping the rock legend from their civil lawsuit.
Sarah Jones was killed back in February while shooting a scene for the film on train tracks in Georgia. Her family sued a number of people involved in the project, but their attorney announced Thursday that extensive research has made it clear that Allman wasn't a part of any of the decisions that led to the 27-year-old camera assistant's death.
Executive producer Michael Lehman and distributor Open Road Films have also been dismissed as defendants. But the suit remains active against more than half-a-dozen others, four of whom are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass.
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