John Bernecker, a ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman dies after fall on set.
As we reported, Bernecker fell off a 20 foot high balcony Wednesday afternoon on the season 8 set. He was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center where he was placed on a ventilator.
The 33-year-old stuntman died in the hospital Thursday evening. He was surrounded by friends and family, including his girlfriend who is a stunt-woman on the show.
Apparently the accident occurred at Raleigh Studio in Georgia and AMC shut down production shortly after the fall.
Bernecker put in nearly 10 years of stunt work in Hollywood and had most recently worked on huge movies like “Black Panther,” “The Fate of the Furious,” and “Logan.”