Death on set of Walk­ing Dead

Toronto Star - - ENTERTAINMENT -

A stunt­man for The Walk­ing Dead has died af­ter suf­fer­ing se­ri­ous in­juries on the show’s Ge­or­gia set.

John Ber­necker, 33, fell onto con­crete from a 25-foot-high bal­cony at Raleigh Stu­dio in At­lanta on Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon, ac­cord­ing to TMZ.

He died Wed­nes­day evening, suc­cumb­ing to his in­juries, coro­ner Richard Hawk of the Coweta County Coro­ner’s Of­fice con­firmed to USA To­day. The cause was an ac­ci­den­tal death, due to blunt-force trauma.

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