Frank Ocean's Younger Brother Reportedly Dies in Car Accident

According to reports, Ryan Breaux, the younger brother of Frank Ocean, has died after being involved in a fatal car crash on Sunday morning.

Frank ocean performs in 2012.

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Frank ocean performs in 2012.

According to reports, Ryan Breaux, the younger brother of Frank Ocean, died on Sunday morning in a car crash. 

ABC News, who didn't confirm the names of the crash's victims in their write-up (choosing to wait until the families were notified) wrote that two people were killed in a fiery wreck just after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday in Thousand Oaks, California. The investigation is still ongoing, but the car—identified in a Ventura County Starreport as "a Tesla sedan"—appears to have left the road and struck a tree in the center median.

The force of the collision tore the car in half, and sheriff's deputies say that it was engulfed in flames when they came upon it. 

On Sunday night, Oaks Christian School president Rob Black said that the school lost "two of our own" from the class of 2019 due to "an automobile accident."

Devastated to hear about two recent #OaksChristian graduates who passed away in an early morning car accident today. Praying for the families of these two young Kings: Ezekiel Bishop and Ryan Breaux. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

— OC Lions Football (@oclionsfootball) August 3, 2020

Breaux, as well as another occupant who was in the car, was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene by the local fire department. Per a regional CBSreport, the other occupant of the car has been identified by friends as Breaux's classmate Ezekiel "Zeek" Bishop. Both were named in a tribute statement shared early Monday by an Oaks Christian-related Twitter account.

Frank Ocean's younger brother Ryan Breaux has died in a car crash this Sunday morning, @ABC7 confirms.

We ask our followers to join us in keeping Frank Ocean and his family in our thoughts and prayers. 🙏

— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) August 2, 2020

As one would expect after a tragedy, a number of people took to social media to express their condolences. 

our hearts are shattered for Frank and his family. rest in peace @rryanbreaux 🖤🖤

— Frank Ocean Daily (@TeamFrankDaily) August 2, 2020

Frank Ocean’s little brother Ryan Breaux has sadly passed away 💔

— Ogre Time (@OgreTimeMusic) August 2, 2020

Rest In Peace Ryan Breaux 💔

Our hearts go out to Frank Ocean and his family during this difficult time.

— Rap Favorites (@RapFavorites) August 2, 2020

We will continue to update this post as new details become available. 


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