Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old daughter die in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant dead after helicopter crash.
Kobe Bryant dead after helicopter crash. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

CALABASAS, Calif. – Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in California.

Five people were on board when the helicopter went down near Calabasas this morning. TMZ later reported that Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was on board and was also killed in the crash.

Bryant’s wife Vanessa was reportedly not on the helicopter, according to TMZ.

It’s not known who else was aboard the helicopter during the flight or where it was headed.

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