Stunt Driver Dies on the Set of 'Deadpool 2'

A stunt driver died on the set of the upcoming Deadpool sequel, Vancouver police confirmed Monday.

"A stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle," read a tweet sent out on the official Vancouver police department's account. The tweet specified "investigators are at the scene."

The Vancouver Sun and CTV News identified the stunt driver as female.

Ryan Reynolds, who stars in the wise-cracking anti-hero franchise, announced the start of production on his Deadpool 2 June 26, writing it "feels good to be back."

Deadpool brought in $363 million at the box office when it debuted in Feb. 2016. The sequel is slated for release on June 1, 2018.  

USA TODAY has reached out to 20th Century Fox and reps for Reynolds for comment

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