Published: Friday 14 July, 2017

The Walking Dead Stuntman Killed After Accident on Set: John Bernecker, 33

A stuntman on The Walking Dead lost his life after a tragic accident on the set. The Walking Dead stuntman has been identified as John Bernecker, 33 years old. The cause of the accident has not been revealed.

The Walking Dead stuntman

TMZ reports that The Walking Dead stuntman, John Bernecker, has died. (AMC/Instagram)

TMZ reported that John Bernecker fell off a 25 foot high balcony on the set of the popular AMC series. He was immediately airlifted to hospital after the mishap on Wednesday. However, his condition worsened with TMZ reporting that he had swelling in his brain and was fighting for his life.

Bernecker died on Thursday night.

AMC shut down production of The Walking Dead at Raleigh Studio in Georgia while an investigation is ongoing.

John Bernecker

John Bernecker. (Photo courtesy of IMDB)