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'the walking dead' stuntman john bernecker dies after on-set accident

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'the walking dead' stuntman john bernecker dies after on-set accident

john bernecker, a stuntman on amc's popular show "the walking dead," has died from injuries suffered on the show's set in georgia, in the latest tragedy to strike a film set mid-project.after a wednesday afternoon fall, bernecker, 33, was flown to the atlanta medical center, where he died at 6:30 p.m. wednesday, coweta county coroner richard hawk said friday. the death, from blunt force trauma, was ruled accidental, hawk said. bernecker reportedly fell more than 20 feet from a balcony onto a concrete floor, suffering a head injury.the occupational safety and health administration and sag-aftra have both opened investigations into the circumstances surrounding bernecker's death.“as always, the safety and security of our members and others on set is of crucial concern to us and we are focused on this in our investigation,” sag-aftra said in a statement.amc networks has temporarily stopped production on the show, which is filming its eighth season.“we are deeply saddened by this loss and our hearts and prayers are with john’s family, friends and colleagues during this extremely difficult time,” amc said in a statement friday.bernecker had an extensive career as a stunt performer, appearing in recent films including “get out,” “logan” and “the fate of the furious.”“our production is heartbroken by the tragic loss of john bernecker. john's work on ‘the walking dead’ and dozens of other movies and shows will continue to entertain and excite audienc...