Fall kills stuntman
A STUNTMAN for The
Walking Dead has died after falling on the Georgia set of the hit television show.
John Bernecker, 33, (above) died at an Atlanta hospital on Thursday after falling on the show’s set in Senoia, south of Atlanta.
He died from blunt force trauma and his death was considered accidental, the Coweta County coroner’s office said yesterday.
The Walking Dead, the often gory AMC show based on a comic series about people fighting to survive a zombie apocalypse, is filming its eighth season.
The US Department of Labour has opened an investigation into the death.
It is the first on-set death in the US since an audio technician for the show Cops was killed during a shootout in August 2014.