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Cirque Du Soleil Performer Survives Fall from 'Wheel of Death'

Recent fall comes days after company fined for deadly show accident.
1:25 | 11/03/13

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On the Las Vegas Strip this weekend audience members watched him or as a circus a late performer fell from the so called -- of death. He's in the hospital tonight in just days after the company was hit with fines after another performer fell to her death. There are growing questions about safety tonight and here's ABC's Reno nine -- This is dark kinda one answer to so -- acrobatic shows. And this. -- -- -- -- Forty feet -- -- safety net on Friday acrobat junior Espinoza felt. But he survived. Espinoza is actually comes only days after Nevada regulators find circus -- and MGM. 30000 dollars. After an incident four months ago. When experience acrobat Sarah we know we -- fell to her death during the show -- that was the first time that's ever happened for certain delay. This is what the performer seized during the act while there are no harnesses -- safety -- that doesn't stop them from jumping. The -- of death has been removed from Michelle apparently until Espinoza returns. Performers have in the past defended the show -- Do you record we all have huge safety routines we go through the artist the rigors and staff. -- so many safety measures in place -- -- -- says safety is a top priority they plan on adding new safety measures -- junior Espinoza were friends and family say he's doing well.

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