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‘Walking Dead’ Stuntman Dies Following Fall

John Bernecker was 33 7/14/2017 11:55 AM Eastern
Stuntman John Bernecker

John Bernecker, a stuntman working on AMC's The Walking Dead, has died after a fall on the show’s set in Georgia.

Bernecker, 33, had fallen 25 to 30 feet from a balcony onto a concrete floor, suffering a grave head injury. He was transported to a hospital via helicopter and later died.

Production on the hit show’s eighth season was temporarily shut down following the fall.

Bernecker’s stunt work appeared in 24: Legacy, Claws and Scream Queens, among other series, according to his IMDB page. His film work included Fantastic Four and Logan.