Khloe Kardashian Husband's Car Crash Victim Dies After Accident
The 15-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle carrying Lamar Odom, who was on his way to his cousin's funeral in New York.
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The teenage pedestrian was hit by a car Thursday in New York that was taking Odom to his cousin's funeral. Odom's driver -- who was hired through a car service -- also collided with a rider on a motorcycle, which was propelled into the boy. He and the motorcyclist were both rushed to a Queens hospital to be treated for their injuries.
The teen's family told TMZ that he suffered major head injuries as a result of the accident and had emergency surgery, but he died the next day. A funeral took place earlier Monday.
Odom, who is married to Khloe Kardashian, wasn't hurt in the accident, a Kardashian rep told E! News. He was riding in the backseat, but his wife wasn't in the car at the time.
Odom joined the Lakers in 2004 after playing for the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers.
He and his wife married in 2009, with the ceremony featured on E! Entertainment's Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
The couple also co-starred in spinoff show Khloe & Lamar, which debuted in April.
Kardashian, meanwhile, co-starred on another spinoff for E! Entertainment, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, and competed on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice.