Celebrities touched by tragedy

POSTED: 9:31 PM PDT March 9, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT June 22, 2016 

While celebrities may often seem to have the perfect lives, no amount of fame or fortune can shelter stars from tragedy. Here are some celebrities who have overcome personal tragedies in their lives.

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Kid Rock's assistant, Michael Sacha, 30, was found dead the early morning of April 25, 2016, after an ATV accident at the musician's Nashville home. According to police, Sacha drove two people down the property's driveway to meet an Uber driver at midnight. He apparently crashed while riding the ATV back to the house and was eventually found by Kid Rock and a friend. The singer, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, released a statement on his website describing Sacha as "a member of our family and one of the greatest young men I have ever had the pleasure to not only work with, but also to become friends with."

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