Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

Legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant is dead.

The NBA star reportedly died in a California helicopter crash earlier today.

He was 41 years of age.

A report by TMZ Sports says the tragic accident occurred around 10 a.m. local time amid foggy conditions in the hills overlooking Calabasas, with the chopper sparking a brush fire on impact that hampered initial rescue efforts.

He was traveling  in his private helicopter when the crash occurred.

5 persons are confirmed to have died in the accident.

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