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Breaking! “Walking Dead” Stuntman Dies After On-Set Accident

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.

John Bernecker - Stuntman

“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.

 Bernecker is a veteran stunt performer and fight choreographer who has worked on hit productions including Olympus Has Fallen, LoganBlack Panther, Fantastic Four, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mockingjay, Rampage, The Last Witch Hunter, Goosebumps and True Detective.

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