The younger brother of Frank Ocean has reportedly died in a car accident in Thousand Oaks, California.
As of writing, according to the first report from ABC News, Breaux and another individual, who were not identified as the next of kin were not yet informed, were killed in a single-vehicle collision just after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 2. The investigation is still underway, however it was revealed that the car was travelling south on Westlake Boulevard when it supposedly left “the roadway and collide[d] with a tree in the center median.” The force of the accident ripped the car in half and it was found engulfed in flames by the Ventura County sheriff’s deputies.
Frank Ocean’s 19 year old younger brother “Ryan Breaux,” has passed away in a car accident lastnight pic.twitter.com/fuDc9KcinN
— Complex Ambition (@ComplexAmbition) August 2, 2020
Breaux and the still unnamed individual were pronounced dead at the scene by the Ventura County Fire Department. Breaux was 19 years old.
A number of people took to social media to express their condolences.
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. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/O32PMy3BWP
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) August 2, 2020
our hearts are shattered for Frank and his family. rest in peace @rryanbreaux 🖤🖤
— Frank Ocean Daily (@TeamFrankDaily) August 2, 2020