Cirque du Soleil Performer Dies After Fall
Updated: Wednesday, July 24 2013, 10:40 AM EDT
Las Vegas – A Cirque du Soleil performer in the show "Ka" fell to her death this weekend.
Sarah Buyard-Guillot plummeted 50 feet from the show’s stage Saturday.
She died later at the hospital.
Witnesses said it appeared she slipped free from her safety wire.
The 31-year-old performer leaves behind two children.
Guyard-Guillot had performed with Cirque du Soleil since 2006.
An investigation is underway--looking into exactly what happened to cause the fall.