UPDATE: Kobe’s rep told TMZ Sports Kobe’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore commonly referred to GiGi was also on board the helicopter and died in the crash.
Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at the 4200 block of Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas Sunday morning. TMZ first reported.
Kobe was 41 years old.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Kobe and GiGi Bryant were survived by his wife Vanessa, and their daughters — Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.
The 18-time All-Star who made the All-NBA Team 15 times was born to Pamela and Joe Bryant on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2. Kobe Bryant Reportedly Killed In Helicopter Crash In Calabasas Hills
KTLA in Los Angeles has confirmed that Kobe Bryant was in fact on the plane and has died.
Some reports state Rick Fox was among casualties, however friend and news reporters state otherwise.