Details Emerge In Death Of "Walking Dead" Stuntman

Wochit Headline News - July 17, 2017

(AP) — A stuntman fatally injured during production of "The Walking Dead" fell head-first onto concrete about 22 feet (7 meters) below after appearing to try to grab a railing to stop his fall, an assistant director told authorities.

Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk has said John Bernecker, 33, was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m.

Bernecker died from injuries suffered in a fall some five hours earlier on the hit show's set in Senoia, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of Atlanta, Hawk said..

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