WorkSafeBC, which oversees occupational safety in the province, and The Coroners Service of British Columbia are leading the investigation, police said.
The incident took place at the 1000 Block of West Waterfront Road, Vancouver B.C., near Jack Poole Plaza, according to WorkSafeBC and the Coroners Service.
“We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of ‘Deadpool 2’ this morning,” 20th Century Fox, the studio behind “Deadpool 2,” said in a statement.
The death is the second such occurrence of a fatal on-set accident in recent weeks.
The death was deemed an accident caused by blunt force trauma to the head, according a coroner’s report.
A WorkSafeBC spokesperson said it dispatched five officers to the site of Monday’s fatal accident.
A spokesperson for BC Coroners Service, who says the agency is responsible for investigating “All unnatural, sudden and unexpected, unexplained or unattended deaths” in British Columbia, said its investigation is underway.
“Per the Coroners Act, regarding the privacy of the deceased, the Coroners Service will not be identifying the victim nor confirming identity at this time,” the spokesperson said.