Deadpool 2 stunt driver dies in on-set accident in Vancouver

Aug 14 2017, 5:12 pm

A stunt driver has died in an accident on the Vancouver set of Deadpool 2, the superhero sequel starring Ryan Reynolds, on Monday morning.

In a release, Vancouver Police confirmed the female stunt driver died on the set during a stunt on a motorcycle.

The motorcycle reportedly crashed through a window of the Shaw Tower near Jack Poole Plaza on Canada Place Way.

The motorcycle reportedly crashed through a window of the Shaw Tower near Jack Poole Plaza on Canada Place Way. (Daily Hive)

The motorcycle reportedly crashed through a window of the Shaw Tower near Jack Poole Plaza on Canada Place Way. (Daily Hive)

VPD officers are at the scene, a release said, and WorkSafe BC and the BC Coroners Service are now investigating it as a workplace accident.

This is the second motor vehicle death on Canada Place Way since Sunday’s fatal tour bus crash into pedestrians one block away.

Police say more information will be released when it is available. The woman’s identity has not yet been released.