Lamar Odom

A teenager died as a result of an accident involving Lamar Odom's car, and a source told TMZ that the pro basketball star is "devastated" by the death.

In the Queens section of New York, the NBA player was riding in the backseat of a car service vehicle Thursday night when it crashed into a motorcyclist that in turn hit the 15-year-old. The teen was taken to a hospital with major head injuries. He died Friday and was buried Monday.

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"Thank you for your support and prayers!" Odom tweeted. "My thoughts and prayers are with the young boy's family."

Wife Khloe Kardashian also tweeted her sympathy for the boy's family: "My heart/soul goes out 2every1 in pain from any suffering. Pray 4all of the angels surrounding us constantly. May our spirits stay strong."

Odom was visiting his hometown for a cousin's funeral and had hired a car service to bring him around the city, TMZ said.