Former Basketball Star, Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

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Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, 41, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday Morning in Calabasas, California.

The 41-year-old former NBA player was killed along with at least three other people who were on board.

TMZ reported that “Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down.”
The report also states “A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. We’re told Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board.”

The news was also confirmed by Fox Sports: “Sources confirm to FOX Sports that NBA legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA. Rest in Peace, Kobe.”

Update: Reports have confirmed that Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was also one of those killed in the crash.