15-Year-Old Boy Dies in Car Crash Involving Lamar Odom

Celebrity News Jul. 19, 2011 AT 8:33AM
15-Year-Old Boy Dies in Car Crash Involving Lamar Odom Credit: Splash News Online

A 15-year-old boy died of injuries sustained during a Thursday accident with a car in which Lamar Odom was a passenger, TMZ reported Monday.

In NYC for a cousin's funeral Thursday, L.A. Laker Odom, 31, was in the backseat of the car when it hit a motorcycle -- which then struck the unidentified boy, a pedestrian.

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His family told TMZ that that the teen was rushed to a nearby hospital to be treated for major head injuries. Despite emergency surgery, the boy passed away on Friday.

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Odom and wife Khloe Kardashian Tweeted their condolences following the announcement. "Thank you for your support and prayers!" Odom wrote. "My thoughts and prayers are with the young boys family..."

Added Kardashian, 27: "My heart/soul goes out 2every1 in pain from any suffering. Pray 4 all of the angels surrounding us constantly. May our spirits stay strong. Above all, love each other deeply, b/c love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality 2 1another without grumbling 1 Peter 4:8-9."

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"Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Our love will give us strength! Love conquers ALL!"

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