Teen Victim in Odom-Involved Car Crash Dies | NBC Southern California

Teen Victim in Odom-Involved Car Crash Dies

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    (Published Tuesday, March 4, 2014)

    A 15-year-old pedestrian, struck by a chauffeur-driven limo carrying NBA star and reality TV fixture Lamar Odom in New York, has reportedly died from his injuries.

    A funeral took place for the unidentified teen on Monday, the victim’s family confirmed to TMZ.

    Odom, who was in town to attend a funeral and shoot a Nike commercial, was traveling through Queens when the accident occurred.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Odom’s driver allegedly hit a motorcyclist who then collided into the boy. After the accident, the boy and the motorcyclist were both admitted to Elmhurst Hospital.

    Reports said Odom was attempting to visit a barbershop in his old Jamaica neighborhood at the time of the crash and was sitting in the car's backseat.

    Khloe Kardashian, Odom's wife, tweeted "Angels are surrounding me always/ Thank you!!" when she got word that Odom was unharmed. She was not with her husband at the time of the accident. 

    Selected Reading: New York Daily News,Hollywood ReporterTMZ