The Ventura County Fire Department responded to a collision with a single vehicle at around 1:33 a.m.
Upon arrival, the car was engulfed in flames and the two occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.
In a press release, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said, “The initial investigation revealed the vehicle was moving south on Westlake Boulevard as it approached Skelton Canyon Circle.
“The vehicle appeared to exit the roadway and collide with a tree in the mid-center. “
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
Hitmaker Frank – real name Christopher Edwin Breaux – has yet to confirm or comment on his brother’s reported death.
Fans of the singer have taken to social media to share their sadness over the tragic news.
One wrote: “Rest in peace to Frank Ocean’s little brother, Ryan Breaux. May his soul rest in Heaven and my prayers go out to Ryan’s family. “
Another typed: “Sending lots of love and prayers to Frank Ocean and his family as his little brother, Ryan Breaux, is believed to have died in a car crash. Rest in peace, Ryan. ”
A third echoed: “I just heard of the death of Frank Ocean’s younger brother Ryan Breaux.
May God have his soul, my condolences to Frank and his family. ”