Female stunt driver dies on Vancouver set of 'Deadpool 2'

Female stunt driver dies on Vancouver set of 'Deadpool 2'
Cinema still: Deadpool.
PHOTO: Twentieth Century Fox

VANCOUVER - A female stunt driver has died on the set of "Deadpool 2" in downtown Vancouver during the filming of a stunt on a motorcycle, Vancouver police said on Monday.

Local media reported that the stuntwoman appeared to lose control of the vehicle, which drove off the set and through the window of a building across the street.

A representative for movie studio 20th Century Fox, a unit of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., did not immediately respond to Reuters for comment.

The sequel to the 2016 superhero movie "Deadpool" starring Ryan Reynolds is being filmed in Vancouver.

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