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Boy dies in accident also involving NBA star

WOODSIDE — A young boy was killed last week after he was involved in an accident with a vehicle that was carrying NBA star Lamar Odom, the authorities said.

Elmhurst Hospital officials said the unidentified victim was struck by a motorcycle that was struck by a van last Thursday in Woodside. The van was carrying Odom, a South Jamaica native who has won several championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, police said.

The boy was declared dead a day later while the motorcyclist was treated at Elmhurst for undisclosed injuries and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Odom, who did not appear to have suffered serious injuries, offered his condolences for the boy on his Twitter account Monday.

“My thoughts and prayers are with the young boys family,” he tweeted.

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