By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah
Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash.
The basketball legend, 41, was travelling with three others in a private aircraft when it came down in Calabasas near Los Angeles, California.
The reports come according to TMZ, but have since been confirmed by other sources including ABC News, The Sun and The Mirror.
The Los Angeles Times have also reported the following information:
“A helicopter crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, with multiple fatalities reported.
“The crash occurred shortly before 10 a.m. near Las Virgenes Road, south of Agoura Road, according to a watch commander for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
“The crash ignited a brush fire and made it difficult for firefighters and emergency personnel to get to the aircraft, he said.
“Sources at the scene said they believed there were multiple fatalities, but the exact number was unclear.“The fire was contained to the crash site, officials said. There were no homes in the area, and no roadways were impacted.”
Bryant, who spent two decades playing in the NBA, is survived by his wife Vanessa, and their four daughters – Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.
He will be remembered as one of the greatest stars to ever play the sport.Rest in peace, Kobe.