Sunday 17 December 2017

A stuntman on 'The Walking Dead' has died after tragic accident on set

The cast of The Walking Dead
The cast of The Walking Dead
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

A stuntman who suffered serious head injuries after a fall the set of TV show The Walking Dead on Wednesday has died.

John Bernecker was on life support following the fall which took place during filming of the eighth season of the series in Atlanta.

The 33-year-old, who had been a stuntman for eight years, was taken to Atlanta Medical Centre on Wednesday after he fell more than 20 feet on to a concrete floor, reports TMZ.

He died on Thursday surrounded by friends and family.

Production on The Walking Dead shut down following the accident.

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