The sad news about Kobe Bryant really shattered a lot of hearts, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning. Kobe Bryant was traveling with at least 3 other people including his daughter 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.
According to reports from TMZ an eyewitness stated that they heard the helicopter’s engine sputtering before it went down. The official cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
The legendary basketballer has famously used a helicopter to travel for years dating back to when he played for the Lakers. He was known for commuting from Newport Beach, CA to the STAPLES Center in DTLA in his Sikorsky S-76 chopper.
Kobe lived each day as if it was the most important day, as if it was his last.
— Basketball Psychology (@BallisPsych) January 26, 2020