Lamar Odom accident: Odom, Khloe Kardashian tweet sorrow, anger
"My thoughts and prayers are with the young boys family..." the Lakers forward tweeted late Monday night.
Kardashian, who appeared on the reality television show with Odom, "Khloe & Lamar," also sent out various tweets, varying in tone and message.
Some were sympathetic over the incident: "My heart/soul goes out 2every1 in pain from any suffering ... Pray 4all of the angels surrounding us constantly. May our spirits stay strong."
Others seemed more angry and were directed toward unnamed readers who apparently suspected Odom and possibly Kardashian of being at fault: "Stop judging other people's lives that u know NOTHING about! My husband&I r in NY 4a funeral 4 his fam. Senseless violence is disgusting!! ... A family member of his was killed and some of the comments you are saying due to the fact I am off twitter today are disgusting."
Odom's publicist hasn't returned multiple phone calls asking for details about the incident. But Odom was reportedly in Queens, N.Y., to attend a cousin's funeral and was being driven by a chauffeur to a barbershop when the car struck and injured a motorcyclist and a pedestrian. Kardashian had also traveled with Odom but wasn't with him when the accident occurred.
The New York teenager reportedly suffered severe head injuries in the collision. He underwent emergency surgery in New York City but died of his injuries.
-- Mark Medina
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Photo: Lakers forward Lamar Odom was reportedly involved in a car accident last week. Credit: Roberto Gonzalez / Associated Press