State Police are investigating a double-fatal motorcycle accident that happened on West Thomas Street near Gifford Road on the outer district of Rome.

They say two men were found dead early this morning.

Investigators are trying to determine the time of the crash and to identify both victims.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

UPDATED: State Police have released the names of the two men who were killed in a motorcycle accident on West Thomas Street on the outer district of Rome.

Police say 53-year old Paul Gentile of Rome and 29-year old Franklin Salcedo, also of Rome, were ejected from the motorcycle after it left the road and struck a mailbox and a sign post.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is continuing.