Popular American basketball legend Kobe Bryant, has reportedly died after being involved in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday morning.
The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star’s death was confirmed by TMZ.
There had been four people onboard the crashed helicopter and all of them had lost their lives. Lakers legend Ric Foxx, was also one of the casualties.
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Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of the crash near Las Virgenes Rd and Willow Glen St in Calabasas at around 10am after a fire broke out.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. It is unclear where the chopper departed from or where it was headed when it went down.
Kobe was a legend for the lakers team where he spent his whole career winning 5 NBA titles before his retirement in 2016.