John Bernecker, a stuntman has died after suffering an accident on the set of The Walking Dead in Georgia.
Bernecker reportedly died at Atlanta Medical Center on Wednesday as a result of force trauma due to his fall to a concrete floor from a balcony over 20 feet away.
“We are saddened to report that John Bernecker, a talented stuntman for The Walking Dead and numerous other television shows and films, suffered serious injuries from a tragic accident on set,” AMC said in a statement on Thursday.
The Walking Dead has had to temporarily shut down following the sad incident. The 8th season was being filmed when the accident occurred.