John Bernecker, a stuntman in Hollywood who was currently working on a set of the popular TV series “The Walking Dead” has died after falling on the Georgia set of the hit television show.
This is the first on-set death in the U.S. in nearly three years.
The 33 year old stuntman died at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital after falling on the show’s set in Senoia.
According to the coroner’s report, late Bernecker died from blunt force trauma and his death is considered accidental.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation.