The cause of death was blunt-force trauma, the coroner said.
A stuntman for the hit television show “The Walking Dead” has died from injuries suffered in a fall, a coroner in Georgia said.
John Bernecker, 33, died about 6: 30 p.m. Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital, authorities said, according to The Associated Press. He’d fallen earlier that day on the show’s set in Senoia, about 35 miles south of Atlanta. Media reports say he fell from a balcony onto a concrete floor, suffering a head injury.
The cause of death was blunt force trauma. His death is considered accidental.
“The Walking Dead, ” is an AMC series whose characters are fighting to survive a zombie apocalypse.