A stuntwoman has been killed on the set of Deadpool 2 after a motorcycle stunt went terribly wrong.
Actor Ryan Reynolds confirmed the tragic news in a statement posted to his official Twitter account.
“Today, we tragically lost a member of our crew while filming Deadpool,” Reynolds wrote.
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“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.
“My heart pours out to them – along with each and every person she touched in this world.”
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) August 14, 2017
Local media say the fatal accident happened while filming the movie sequel in downtown Vancouver on Monday.
The identity of the stuntwoman has not yet been revealed to the public.
An investigation is now underway.
— Ben Miljure (@CTVNewsBen) August 14, 2017