Breaking: Kobe Bryant Dead at 41 Following Helicopter Crash in Calabasas

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning.

He was 41-years-old.

via TMZ:

Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. 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 cause of the crash is under investigation.

Kobe has famously used a helicopter to travel for years — dating back to when he played for the Lakers. He was known for commuting from Newport Beach, CA to the STAPLES Center in DTLA in his Sikorsky S-76 chopper.

KB is survived by his wife Vanessa, and their four daughters — Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.

We’re truly at a loss for words right now. Prayers to everyone.


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