Oscar Frayer died in a car accident on Tuesday morning. He was a star forward for the Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team. He was 23 years old and had recently played in the NCAA Tournament. The accident happened near Lodi, California, and his family is mourning the loss of one of their own. Oscar was in an SUV with two other passengers when they crashed into a tree. The crash also killed his sister, who was also in the car. The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the names of the other two people involved in the crash.
The crash occurred on a California freeway near Walnut Grove Road. A Subaru SUV was traveling southbound when it collided with a CHP car that was helping a tractor trailer that was disabled. The SUV then slammed into a tree and caught fire. The three passengers inside the SUV were killed instantly. It’s not clear whether Frayer was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the crash occurred.
The Oscar Frayer family was moving to Oakland, California, when the accident happened. He and his wife were moving after his father died of sleep apnea in 2005. His father, Oscar, had told his son to take care of his sisters and mom when he died. The car accident has changed the lives of many, and it has made the Frayer family mourn.