Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 together with four other people when the private helicopter he was traveling crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning. The conditions were foggy and it was said a loud engine sputtering was hear before the crash.
The LA County Sheriffs reports that flames were extinguished and are looking for survivors.
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) January 26, 2020
TMZ reported that Bryant died in the crash and they are pretty reliable on this front based on historical reporting.
His wife Vanessa was not with her and he is survived by his four daughters and wife.
Other outlets reporting and validating the authenticity of this news are the following:
Adrian Wojnarowski is legit and always reports credible news.
Kobe Bryant is among those dead in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles, a source confirms to ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 26, 2020
Close to the action Los Angles Times — LA Times – Kobe Bryant, four others filled in helicopter crash in Calabas
Rest in Peace Kobe Bryant!