'The Walking Dead' Stuntman John Bernecker Seriously Injured In 30-Foot Fall

Deadline is reporting that John Bernecker, a stuntman working on the set of The Walking Dead in Georgia, sustained a serious head injury yesterday. Bernecker is said to have fallen 30-feet onto a concrete floor. He was medevaced to Atlanta Medical Center and is currently in the intensive care unit.

No indication has been given regarding whether the fall was part of a planned stunt that went wrong or an accident from a non-fall stunt.

John Bernecker

Bernecker has worked on Logan, Fantastic Four, and is listed for the upcoming Black Panther film. He has been working steady on television and film since his first job on Anytown in 2009. He has appeared in other comic related movies including Jonah Hex, Green Lantern, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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