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Kobe Bryant and his daughter die in California helicopter crash

Retired Lakers Basketball star Kobe Bryant died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant was 41.

Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Maria Onore Bryant is reported to be among the nine who died in the fatal helicopter crash.

Photo courtesy CNN

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department nine people were killed in the crash. There were no survivors.

Kobe Bryant is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers and retired in 2016.

Updated Jan. 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


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