The incident, which sparked an awareness campaign in
Hollywood about safety for crews on film sets, led to film
director Randall Miller and his wife, producer Jody Savin, being
indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter last month in
The pair has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
"It is unacceptable that Film Allman LLC knowingly exposed their
crew to moving trains while filming on a live track and railroad
trestle," Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety
and Health David Michaels said in a statement.
The citation comes with a recommended penalty of $74,900 and
allows the company 15 days to contest the finding.
A representative for Unclaimed Freight Production Inc., which is
owned by Miller and Savin and has the same mailing address as
Film Allman LLC, in which the pair also own a stake, did not
immediately return messages seeking comment.
(Reporting by Jonathan Kaminsky in New Orleans; Additional
reporting by Eric Kelsey in Los Angeles; Editing by Eric Beech)
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