Kobe Bryant killed in an airplane crash

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant was reportedly killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, on Sunday morning.   

The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star’s death was confirmed by TMZ

TMZ reported that Bryant was traveling with four other people in his private helicopter when it crashed, killing everyone on board. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa and their four daughters – Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and newborn Capri.