Bernecker suffered blunt force trauma to the head and was flown from the scene to Atlanta Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Hawk said. "He will always be part of the TWD family", the show wrote.
The family of stuntman John Bernecker, who died from injuries he sustained in an accident on the set of The Walking Dead earlier this week, are donating his organs to help other families.More news: Skydiver texts wife to say he won't pull cord when jumping
In full preparation for the season 8 filming of the series the Walking Dead is interrupted for several days following a serious accident that occurred in the studios installed in the State of Georgia.
The AMC network confirmed "John Bernecker's family has decided that he will be removed from life support following organ donation". "He was immediately transported to an Atlanta hospital and we have temporarily shut down production".More news: Amtrak: Work is ahead of schedule at Penn Station
Bernecker, 33, also a fight choreographer, has worked on projects including "The Hunger Games" and Marvel's upcoming movie, "Black Panther", according to his IMDb page.
"The Walking Dead" season 8 is meant to premiere in October. "We are deeply saddened by this loss and our hearts and prayers are with John's family, friends and colleagues during this extremely hard time". Our thoughts and prayers are with the performer and his family.
"We are deeply saddened by this loss and our hearts and prayers are with John's family, friends and colleagues during this extremely hard time", AMC said Friday.More news: Mom arrested for using vehicle to tow kids
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