Walking Dead cast member dies after incident on set

By Stephanie Nuzzo July 15, 2017

This is horrific

TMZ has reported this morning that John Bernecker, a stuntman from TV show The Walking Dead has died after falling from a balcony on the set of the show. 

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According to the website, he was airlifted from the set and brought to Atlanta Medical Center. Medical professionals report that he suffered swelling of the brain and was placed on a ventilator. The 33-year-old man died on Thursday evening local time when the decision was made to turn the ventilator off. 

TMZ states that the cause of Bernecker’s death was “accidental blunt force trauma”

Bernecker was a successful stuntman in Hollywood, having worked on such films as Logan and The Fate of the Furious

Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this terrible time. 

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