Walking Dead stuntman John Bernecker dies after falling off a 25-foot balcony onto concrete during filming


Stuntman John Bernecker has died after plummeting from a 25-foot balcony onto the concrete floor while working on the set of The Walking Dead.

The 33-year-old was airlifted to hospital in Atlanta on Wednesday and his ventilator was turned off a day later surrounded by his friends, family and girlfriend Jennifer Cocker.

Sources claimed John suffered swelling to the brain, while a coroner confirmed that he died of blunt force trauma after losing his footing and falling while rehearsing a fight scene.

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