Petition Urges Georgia Officials To Keep ‘Midnight Rider’ Director Randall Miller In Jail

Patricia Leon

More than 1,000 people have signed an online petition urging authorities in Georgia to deny Midnight Rider director Randall Miller’s motion for an early release from prison. He’s serving a two-year sentence in connection with the death of Sarah Jones, who was killed in a train accident on the set of the film last year. Miller, convicted of involuntary manslaughter, requested the early release last week on grounds that he’s been a model prisoner and is in failing health.

The petition urges Wayne County Sheriff John Carter to deny Miller’s early release because “his actions represent a dangerous attitude in the entertainment industry and it is important to all those who work in the industry that an example is made of his callous negligence.”

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