Update: Sources, including Yahoo! Sports , have now confirmed the crash, and that Kobe Bryant was on-board.
Original Story: According to TMZ, NBA legend Kobe Bryant has died.
Other reports are emerging that a helicopter did crash, and Bryant was supposed to be on the flight, but authorities have not confirmed the identity of those aboard.
TMZ’s report says:
“Kobe Bryant died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas Sunday morning … TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. We told Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board .
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