(blackmediaSCOOP) A 15-year-old boy has died following a collision with a vehicle carrying Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom.
The boy, who was struck by a motorcycle involved in the crash with Odom’s car Thursday night, underwent emergency surgery at a nearby hospital in Queens but died the Friday morning.A funeral for the boy was held today. (monday)
Odom, who grew up in South Jamaica, was returning from a trip to a barbershop when the accident occurred. According to reports, the Los Angeles Lakers star, who was uninjured, was particularly upset after the crash took place and was seen crying at the scene.
Odom, is reported by the New York Post to have been travelling in the back seat without his wife Khloe Kardashian in the Queens area of the city.
The basketball player and reality show star is visiting the Big Apple to attend his cousin’s funeral.
On a side note – despite bloggers touting Khloe is pregnant with twins, we can tell you she is not preggers despite what other blogs are saying about the girl.