New Orleans Stuntman Dies On The Set Of ‘The Walking Dead’
Tragic news from the set of ‘The Walking Dead’ in Atlanta as John Bernecker, a stuntman who is from New Orleans, died as a result of on-set injuries.
It is reported that Bernecker died from head injuries by falling from 30-feet in the air and hitting the concrete floor. He was then transported to Atlanta Medical Center where the 33-year-old dies from his injuries.
AMC made a statement following the accident:
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. He was immediately transported to an Atlanta hospital and we have temporarily shut down production. We are keeping John and his family in our thoughts and prayers.