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Cirque du Soleil resumes performances in wake of employee’s death

Cirque du Soleil resumed performances of its San Francisco show Luzia Saturday night, after canceling performances in the wake of an employee fatality.

SEE RELATED: Cirque du Soleil employee killed in accident before SF show

The accident took place on Nov. 29, and resulted in the death of Olivier Rochette,  the son of Gilles Ste-Croix, one of the founders of Cirque du Soleil.

SEE RELATED: Cirque du Soleil show canceled in SF after industrial accident

“Cirque du Soleil wishes to thank fans, friends, family members, the San Francisco community and the entire Cirque du Soleil family from around the world for their love and support through these difficult times,” the circus business stated.

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