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The Walking Dead Stuntman Who Suffered Horrific Fall On Set Has Died

by : UNILAD on : 14 Jul 2017 14:20
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John Bernecker, a stuntman for The Walking Dead, has tragically died after a stunt gone wrong on set.

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Earlier this morning it was reported that Bernecker had fallen off a 25 foot balcony during filming this week.

He was then rushed to Atlanta Medical Center by helicopter and immediately placed on a ventilator, reports TMZ.

Sadly, John, aged just 33, died in the hospital, surrounded by his friends and family, when his ventilator was switched off.

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After the fall, swelling had took place on the stuntman’s brain and although it seemed to go down yesterday, it quickly swelled up again.

Bernecker had worked as a stuntman for over 10 years – appearing in films such as Black Panther, The Fate of the Furious, and Logan. 

Rest in peace.

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