Teenager Dies After Car Crash Involving LA Lakers Star Lamar Odom

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A young boy has died after sustaining severe head injuries following a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV carrying basketball star Lamar Odom.

L.A. Lakers player Odom who was in New York City last Thursday to attend his cousin's funeral, had hired a car service to drive him around.

The car collided with a motorcyclist in Jamaica, Queens and the bike then swerved and hit into a 15-year-old pedestrian, who was rushed to the Elmhurst Hospital for emergency surgery. The boy died from his injuries the following day.

Odom had been riding in the back seat at the time of the incident, and witnesses report he was devastated by the tragedy, as he was seen crying at the scene.

The boy's name has not been released, and it is reported that his family held a funeral service for him on Sunday.

"My thoughts and prayers are with the young boys family," Odom tweeted late Monday.

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