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Kobe Bryant dies in Calabasas helicopter crash

Posted: 1:37 PM, Jan 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-27 17:52:07-05
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AUTHORITIES PROVIDE A LIVE UPDATE:

CALABASAS-- Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning.

Authorities said that Bryant was traveling with nine other people in his private helicopter when it went down.

The helicopter set fire and emergency personnel responded, but no one on board survived. Five people have been confirmed dead.

Bryant's daughter, Gianna, was on board the helicopter along with another player on her basketball team and their parent. The four were on their way to a basketball game.

Bryant is considered one of the greatest NBA players of all time, making 18 All-Star teams during his 20-year career with the Lakers.

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