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'The Walking Dead' Stuntman Dies After Tragic Accident on Season 8 Set

July 14, 2017

A stuntman has passed away after a tragic accident on the set of the Walking Dead on Wednesday. 

Veteran stuntman John Bernecker succumbed to injuries suffered when he fell 20 feet onto a concrete floor on the set of the hit show. Bernecker was an accomplished stuntman. He has worked on several films in the Atlanta area. 

Most recently, his work extended to Dwayne Johnson's Rampage, Marvel's Black Panther and Escape Plan 2: Hades.