|Ted White and John Sherrod filming|
A lot of times I have seen John Sherrod's death noted as a stunt accident on set. However, I did find out that it was not true. John Sherrod, stuntman and stunt coordinator in Friday The 13th III, IV and V, was killed in an automobile accident.
Stuntman Killed in Head-On Collision
April 25, 1990
A pickup truck drifted into oncoming traffic in Agua Dulce and was struck head-on by a semitrailer truck Tuesday, killing an Agua Dulce man who had survived years of work as a film stuntman, the California Highway Patrol reported.
John Sherrod, 47, was killed on impact in the accident at 7:25 a.m. on Agua Dulce Canyon Road, about a mile north of the Antelope Valley Freeway, CHP Officer A. J. Torres said.