Stunt performer has died on the set of the Deadpool sequel
The scene with a motorcycle went tragically wrong. RIP
A stunt person was killed on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver after a scene involving a motorcycle went fatally wrong near Jack Poole Plaza.
Local police have released a statement which reads: "“Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of ‘Deadpool’ during a stunt on a motorcycle."
Investigators are at the scene.
A stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle. VPD & @WorkSafeBC investigators are at the scene.
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) August 14, 2017
A local reporter for CTV Vancouver by the name of to Ben Miljure has said that after the accident, the stuntwoman was taken away by an Advanced Life Support ambulance. The vehicle stayed at the scene for about 45 minutes before leaving.
The woman crashed through the glass of a ground-floor studio.
Deadpool 2 began production in June with Ryan Reynolds returning to play the eponymous character. Zazie Beetz and Josh Brolin are new additions to the cast with David Leitch directing.
— Ben Miljure (@CTVNewsBen) August 14, 2017
Main image via -Ben Miljure