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John Bernecker Dead - 'Walking Dead' Stuntman Dies After Fall

John Bernecker Dead - 'Walking Dead' Stuntman Dies After Fall

John Bernecker, the stuntman who was injured during an accident on the set of The Walking Dead, has sadly died.

Bernecker suffered a serious head injury after falling more than 20 feet onto a concrete floor on Wednesday (July 12) on set in Atlanta. He succumbed to his injuries while being treated at Atlanta Medical Center, the coroner confirmed to Variety.

Production on The Walking Dead was halted amid the tragedy and AMC released a statement to send their thoughts to John and his family.

We send our condolences to all of John‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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  • Nostalgia

    Way too young.

    R.I.P.

  • mike

    He was only 33… how sad. RIP

  • Gina

    Terrible.