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'Walking Dead' stuntman dies after accident on set

1 week 4 days 6 hours ago Friday, July 14 2017 Jul 14, 2017 July 14, 2017 8:50 AM July 14, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

ATLANTA - A stuntman on the popular AMC show "The Walking Dead" has died from injuries sustained in an on-set accident. 

According to Entertainment Weekly, New Orleans native John Bernecker, 33, fell more than two stories onto a concrete floor suffering a head injury. The accident occurred on Wednesday. 

Bernecker was transported to a hospital where he died early this morning. 

He was known for his work on films such as "Logan" and "Olympus Has Fallen." 

Production for season 8 of "The Walking Dead" has temporarily stopped since the accident. 

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