Frank Ocean’s brother killed along with CSUN athlete Ezekial Bishop in Thousand Oaks fire accident
THOUSAND OAKS, California. – Friends and family mourn the death of Frank Ocean’s brother Ryan Moore Breaux, 18, alongside Cal State Northridge track athlete Ezekial Bishop, 20, in a crash burning car at Thousand Oaks this weekend.
Authorities have confirmed that two young men were in a Tesla at the time of the collision.
Christopher Breaux is the birth name of Grammy-winning artist Frank Ocean.
The fatal crash was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Westlake Boulevard, just north of Skelton Canyon Circle, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department.
Members of Parliament who arrived discovered the Tesla was on fire, said MP Wendall Campbell.
According to the coroner’s office, Bishop was driving at the time of the accident.
Both men died of blunt injuries when their vehicle crashed into a tree along Westlake Boulevard at high speed.
Loved ones gathered at a growing memorial near the crash site.
“Zeek had an incredibly bright personality and everyone loved him. He was a dedicated teammate, friend and leader whose smile and laughter will be missed. I am still shocked and heartbroken for his family, our team. and his friends and I want everyone to know that Zeek was a great athlete, but above all a great young man, and that he will always be a Matador, ”said CSUN track coach Justin Johnson.
The university has offered counseling to students, faculty and staff of CSUN through university counseling services.
Breaux was working to make a name for himself and was also an artist who loved fashion and music, friends told FOX 11.
The investigation is ongoing.
City News Service contributed to this report.