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NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

By Reuters
27 January 2020   |   8:34 am
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.

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