Stunt Person Dies in Motorcycle Accident on “Deadpool 2” Set

By Staff  |  08/14/2017

Deadpool

Some sad news from the set of Deadpool 2.

According to TMZ, a stunt woman died on the set while performing a motorcycle stunt.

Her identity is currently being withheld, but reports said her motorcycle went airborne during a scene and flew into the glass of a studio on the ground floor of Shaw Tower.

The Vancouver Police Department tweeted about the incident, while revealing that an investigation is underway.

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds released a statement on the incident, via Twiter. "We're heartbroken, shocked, and devastated... but recognize nothing can come close to the grief and inexplicable pain her family and loved ones must feel in this moment," he wrote. "My heart pours out to them."

Its unclear if the death will impact the shooting schedule for Deadpool 2, due out June 1, 2018.