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Vanessa Bryant thanks supporters following the death of her husband and daughter

Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, took to Instagram on Wednesday to thank fans for their condolences and support following the death of the NBA legend and their daughter.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1751″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]News broke last week that basketball superstar, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were killed in a helicopter crash along with seven others on Sunday in California.

Kobe Bryant, an NBA legend, has been remembered by celebrities, fans and fellow players on social media since his tragic death and on Wednesday his widow, Vanessa Bryant, took to Instagram with an emotional post thanking everyone for their support.

“My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who’ve shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them.

“We are completely devastated by the sudden loss of my adoring husband, Kobe — the amazing father of our children; and my beautiful, sweet Gianna — a loving, thoughtful, and wonderful daughter, and amazing sister to Natalia, Bianka, and Capri.”

Vanessa thanked fans and family for their continued and overwhelming support following their tragic news and offered her condolences to the families of the other victims of the crash.

Details of the funeral have not been released and an investigation is still underway to find out what happened to cause the crash although it is believed that weather conditions and fog played a major part in the crash.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]