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R.I.P. Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 06: Kobe Bryant attends the LA Community Screening Of Warner Bros Pictures' "Just Mercy" at Cinemark Baldwin Hills on January 06, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

UPDATE:  TMZ is now reporting that Kobe and Vanessa’s daughter, Gianna Maria was also on board the helicopter and died in the crash.

TMZ has confirmed that Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning. The NBA superstar was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. Reports state Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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