Calabasas, CA.- Sources report Kobe Bryant is one of five people killed this morning in a helicopter crash in Southern California. Multiple news outlets state that the 41 year old former NBA star was onboard the aircraft when it went down in Calabasas around 10am PT.
TMZ was the first to report Bryant’s death, also stating his wife Vanessa was not aboard the aircraft.
LA County Sheriff’s office reports no survivors from this incident. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
This is a breaking story, Street Elements will keep you updated as more details are released.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Kobe’s family, friends and fans at this time.
UPDATE: It has now been confirmed Kobe Bryant and his 13- year-old daughter were both onboard the helicopter on their way to basketball practice when chopper went down.