Former NBA star Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in southern California.
The 41-year-old is reported to have been travelling with at least three others, with LA County Sheriffs Department confirming that nobody has survived.
Five people confirmed deceased, no survivors in #Calabasas helicopter crash. #LASD#Malibu deputies remain with #LA County Fire personnel. Investigation ongoing. Avoid the area until further notice.- LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) January 26, 2020
NBC also reported that there were five people on board.
A call for a downed helicopter went out at 10.01am, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Emergency services attended the scene and put out the fire.
The Los Angeles Lakers star won five championships with the team, often being compared to Michael Jordan.
Bryant is survived by wife, Vanessa, and four daughters – Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and Capri.
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