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The Walking Dead Stuntman Dies After Serious On-Set Injury

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Our thoughts are with his loved ones.

The stuntman injured on the set of The Walking Dead has been pronounced dead.

John Bernecker was only 33.

As we previously reported, he fell nearly 30 feet off a balcony onto a concrete floor on Wednesday, and was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center.

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He suffered swelling in the brain, which a source tells TMZ went down on Thursday before going back up. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries that night when he was taken off his ventilator.

John was surrounded by his friends and family.

The Medical Examiner's office says the stuntman's date of death is Wednesday, July 12, the date of his injury.

This is such sad news! Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones.

R.I.P.

[Image via John Bernecker/Facebook.]

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