COWETA COUNTY, Ga. – A stunt performer has died after a fall on the set of “The Walking Dead.”
Coweta County Coroner Richard Awk confirmed to Channel 2’s Steve Gehlbach that
John Bernecker died Wednesday.
Good Morning America reported the stuntman fell 25 feet onto concrete.
Production on the AMC action-packed zombie series has been halted following the fall.
The stuntman reportedly suffered a head injury so severe, he had to be taken by helicopter to a level one trauma center in Atlanta.
Coweta County coroner confirmed to me that stuntman John Bernecker passed away Wednesday evening at AMC from injuries due to his fall on set
— Steve Gehlbach (@SteveGWSB) July 14, 2017
Source: WSB-TV Atlanta
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