Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die In Helicopter CrashLatest News, Sports Sunday, January 26th, 2020
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among several people reportedly killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who was 13, when the helicopter crashed.
Those aboard the helicopter included another player and parent. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a news conference that there were no survivors, and according to the flight manifest, there were nine people on board the helicopter.
Los Angeles County fire chief Daryl Osby said the Federal Aviation Administration is on the scene and will work with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the crash.
He said authorities will not release the names of victims until they are identified and next of kin are notified.
Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli was among the victims, the school announced.
Altobelli won four California community college titles in his 24 years at the school./ESPN
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