Musician and producer Frank Ocean’s younger brother, Ryan Breaux, is reported to have died in a car crash in
Two people died in a single-car collision in Thousand Oaks, California, just about 1.30am, according to
Although neither the news network nor authorities have named the people who died, influencer
Frank Ocean’s (right) younger brother, Ryan Breaux, 18 (left), is reported to have died in a single-car collision early Sunday
The car was said to have gone off the road and then hit a tree in the median before catching fire (pictured). The impact was hard enough to have ripped the car in half
Friends have been leaving messages of condolences on Breaux’s last social media posts as well as posting remembrances on their own accounts.
According to the initial investigation, the car they were traveling in appeared to have gone off the road and then collided with a tree in the center median, striking it with enough force to rip the car in half, ABC 7 said.
The car was in flames when Ventura County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene.
The Ventura County Fire Department pronounced both people inside the car dead at the scene.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
Authorities have not identified the two victims of the car crash which occurred at about 1.30am Sunday in Thousand Oaks, California
Authorities said that speed may have been a factor in the single-car collision. Police are pictured at the scene of the car crash Sunday
Friends have been leaving condolences messages on Breaux’s final Instagram image (pictured), as well as on his last tweet
Breaux’s most recent tweet was posted on August 1. People have responded to the tweet with condolences and RIP messages
Ocean – born Christopher Edwin Breaux – is pictured here with Breaux in an undated image
Ocean (right with Breaux) has not yet commented on or confirmed whether Breaux died
Ocean (pictured) included Breaux’s voice at the end of track Futura Free on his Blond album
Ventura County sheriff’s Deputy Wendell Campbell has speculated that speed might’ve been involved in the crash, however.
‘The speed limit is north of 45 mph,’ Campbell told
Breaux’s last tweet was posted on August 1, reading ‘only doing entanglements in 2020.’
His last Instagram photo was a shot of him inside a car, dated July 24, with the caption ‘windy city.’
Ocean – born Christopher Edwin Breaux – has not confirmed or commented on Breaux’s reported death yet.
Breaux’s voice can be heard in an interview that appears at the end of the track Futura Free on Ocean’s 2016 Blond album.
Police are asking that anyone who has information about the car accident call Senior Deputy Dan Ambarian at 805-494-8245.