Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Accident

One of Newport’s most famous residents has passed in an accident with his private helicopter accident along with at least three other passengers in Calabasas on Sunday morning.  A total of five people are confirmed dead.  There is currently some confusion as to whether or not his wife, Vanessa, was also aboard.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

This story will be updated as details are made available.



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