Former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California, according to TMZ.
The crash occurred around 10 a.m. in foggy conditions above Calabasas, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The crash ignited a brush fire, making it more difficult for firefighters and emergency personnel to get to the crash site.
DONALD TRUMP REACTS:
“Reports are that basketball great Kobe Bryant and three others have been killed in a helicopter crash in California. That is terrible news!
“Kobe Bryant, despite being one of the truly great basketball players of all time, was just getting started in life. He loved his family so much, and had such strong passion for the future. The loss of his beautiful daughter, Gianna, makes this moment even more devastating….