State Police have released the names of the two men killed in a head-on crash on Route 8 in the Town of Russia on Friday.

The victims have been identified as 68-year old Thomas Flansburg of Cold Brook and 56-year old Steve Bachrach, also of Cold Brook.

Troopers says the impact of the crash caused one of the vehicles to roll over the guard rail, land on its roof and burst into flames.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.


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