This is horrifying.
A traveling cast member of the Cirque du Soleil performance series died after suffering a serious fall during a show this weekend.
Yann Arnaud (pictured above) was performing during a live Cirque production of Volta in Tampa, Florida on Saturday night when he fell on stage during an aerial number, landing on his head.
Afterwards, Cirque du Soleil released a statement about the accident, noting that crew members rushed to Arnaud’s aid and immediately transported him to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead sometime later.
Here’s more information (below):
Unbelievable. So, so sad.
Cirque has canceled both of their Sunday shows in Tampa.
[Image via Instagram.]