According to a report from TMZ and some other sources, Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash today in California.
Avoid the area until further notice.
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) January 26, 2020
UPDATE, 5:53 PM: Bryant’s daughter and seven other people were killed in the crash, according to officials.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva says 9 people were on board the helicopter that crashed, killing Kobe Bryant and his daughter. All 9 people were killed. @ABC7
— Jory Rand (@ABC7Jory) January 26, 2020