Ryan Breaux Death: Tributes to Frank Ocean's Brother Reportedly Dead After Crash

Tributes are pouring in on social media for Frank Ocean's brother Ryan Breaux who is reportedly dead after a car accident. He was 18-years-old.

According to local news sources, Breaux was a passenger of a car that veered off Westlake Boulevard in Thousand Oaks, California in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office found a Tesla sedan fully engulfed in flames at the scene of the crash. Two men in the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. The other person is said to be Breaux's classmate Ezekial Bishop.

The victims' identities were named on social media, but have yet to be officially confirmed by authorities.

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As news of the tragedy spread, several of Breaux's friends and loved ones took to his last Instagram post, posted one week ago, to grieve.

Musician Tre Samuels wrote: "I'm lost for words. Sending you my love bro."

"You gave us all love and laughter brother," wrote Brandon Thomas Lee, son of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. "Love you forever. I hope I get to see you again one day."

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Paris Brosnan, the son of actor Pierce Brosnan and model, wrote a long tribute to Breaux on his own Instagram.

"To my brother, who was talented beyond belief, possessed a heart of gold, had an energy that was infectious, a smile & laugh that lifted everyone's spirit, and was a loyal and authentic friend to anyone he knew," he wrote. "You were just getting started and ready to show the world who you were."

He added alongside a series of photos: "You were a leader and you had a whole army of loyal soldiers behind you. Thank you for being there for me when I needed you most, thank you for all the wild nights, thank you for your music and all the late night studio sessions with Fray, thank you for blessing us ALL with your presence on this earth."

Over on Twitter, legions of Frank Ocean fans are grieving with the artist, who was known to be close to his younger brother, who at age 11 appeared on the song "Futura Free" from Ocean's critically acclaimed 2016 album, Blonde.

Rapper MadeinTYO tweeted: "Ryan Breaux you was a good kid & always showed me love. see you up top ! pray for frank family. broken hearted."

Actress Holly Robinson Peete wrote: "Rest In Peace, Ryan Breaux.
Such a sweet soul. Sending prayers of strength, courage and healing to big brother Frank and mom Katonya. Absolutely crushing news today."

DJ Kai Sango simply tweeted: "Rest In Peace Ryan Breaux," and artist Angelo Mota added: "rest in peace and power ryan breaux. prayin for frank and his mom rn."

Singer Parson James also shared his condolences with Ocean, writing: "Devastated to hear this news. Please send love to frank ocean and his mama and Family. Life is so unpredictable."

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