Kobe Bryant & daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Calabasas


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)

Calabasas, CA. (WJMN) -TMZ and several news outlets are reporting the NBA star, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna (Gigi), were among 9 killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California Sunday Morning. The crash happened around 10 am PT.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened on a hillside near the intersection of Las Virgenes Road and Willow and that there were no survivors in the crash Glen Street.

Bryant leaves behind a wife, Vanessa, and 3 daughters, Natalia (17), Bianka (3), and 7-month-old Capri. Kobe was just 41 years old and Gianna was only 13 years old.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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