Kobe Bryant, daughter among those killed in Los Angeles helicopter crash

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Published: Jan. 26, 2020 at 2:08 PM CST
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office is confirming nine people are dead in a helicopter crash in Calabasas.

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, died in the crash, sources confirm to CNN. Kobe Bryant’s daughter 13-year-old Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed on the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California, today, according to a source with knowledge of the situation who corresponded with CNN.

Sheriff says records show 9 people were aboard Kobe Bryant helicopter; all died. There were no survivors, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

The sheriff's department received reports of the downed aircraft just after 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m PT), officials said in a tweet.

This is a developing story. Stay with Newschannel 7 for updates.

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