LOS ANGELES, Ca. — TMZ is reporting that Lakers NBA star Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash.
According to ABC7 out of Los Angeles, five people have died in a helicopter crash in the wealthy Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office.
There were no survivors in the crash, fire officials said in a press conference. It is unclear who the helicopter belonged to or where it originated from and was going to.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department confirmed the crash and are working on containing the fire that resulted. The helicopter crashed around 10 a.m local time., fire officials said.
UPDATE: Kobe Bryant, the NBA and MVP who spanned a 20-year career with the L.A. Lakers, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. He was 41.— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) January 26, 2020