VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Panic ensued after a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman went airborne and through a glass windowpane, TMZ reported Monday.
In the emergency dispatch audio, dispatcher describes the harrowing moments that led to the fatal accident in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The woman lost control of the motorcycle and wasn’t moving after crashing through the glass window.
Her bike crashed through the glass of a ground-floor studio inside Shaw Tower near Jack Poole Plaza.
Witnesses told TMZ the stuntwoman did not apply the brakes before crashing.
She was pulled from the crash site and taken to a hospital by ambulance but was later pronounced deceased.
“We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of ‘Deadpool 2′ this morning,” 20th Century Fox said in a statement. “Our hearts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of our crew member during this difficult time.”
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds said the crew was “heartbroken, shocked and devastated.”
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) August 14, 2017
It’s the second major mishap involving stunts in two days. Tom Cruise was badly injured during a failed stunt on the set of “Mission: Impossible 6.”
The death comes one month after another stunt actor died from his injuries after a stunt gone wrong on the set of “Walking Dead.”