A stuntman for ‘The Walking Dead’ has reportedly died after sustaining a head injury on set
John Bernecker, a stuntman on The Walking Dead, has died after sustaining injuries on set, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Friday morning. Reps for the show did not immediately respond to Mashable‘s request for comment.
Bernecker reportedly fell 20 feet onto concrete while on set. Production for The Walking Dead, which films in Georgia, has been suspended.
“We are saddened to report that John Bernecker, a talented stuntman for The Walking Dead and numerous other television shows and films, suffered serious injuries from a tragic accident on set,” noted a statement Thursday from AMC to Vulture.
Online, members of The Walking Dead and the acting community mourned the death of their co-worker.
TMZ has posted his highlight reel for his stuntman work, which also included Black Panther, Logan, Get Out, and more.