TMZ reports that NBA Superstar, Kobe Bryant has died at 41 years old, in a fatal helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday, Jan. 26.
The former Los Angeles Lakers Basketball player was traveling with three other people on his private helicopter when a fire reportedly broke out, Firefighters and paramedics attended to the scene but TMZ reports that the five people are confirmed dead.
It is reported that Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant, was not on board the helicopter.
Eyewitnesses also told TMZ that they heard the helicopter’s engine sputtering before it went down. The cause of the crash is under investigation.