Autopsy outcomes from the January helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant present that pilot Ara Zobayan was not intoxicated on the time of the crash.
The crash killed all 9 on board together with Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The reason behind demise for the Bryants, Zobayan and the six different victims on board was dominated blunt-force trauma from the crash that happened at 184 mph, in keeping with the report obtained by TMZ.
Extensive toxicology testing
“Toxicological testing did not detect the presence of alcohol or drugs of abuse,” the report reads. “Substances tested for include: benzodiazepines, cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, marijuana, opioids, phencyclidine and amphetamines.”
The investigation into the crash stays open. The crash occurred on Jan. 26 because the passengers flew to a youth basketball at Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks, California. The helicopter crashed right into a Los Angeles-area hillside on a foggy Southern California Sunday.
The firm that owned the helicopter Island Express Holding Corp. is going through lawsuits from households of 4 of the victims, together with Kobe’s widow and Gianna’s mom Vanessa Bryant. The lawsuits don’t identify Zobayan or his household.
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