Two dead in Beaumont wreck - Nissan 350Z

Two men were killed June 9 in a car accident in Beaumont involving a single vehicle, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release Thursday morning. 

According to Harding, officers responded to an automobile accident in the 800 block of 10th Street at about 12:20 a.m. Investigating officers discovered a wrecked 2008 Nissan 350Z, and two deceased males. Police are withholding the victims' names pending notification of next of kin. 

Police have released few details, and the investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

UPDATE: The two victims of the fatal accident in Beaumont June 9 have been identified by police as Jesse Martinez, 17, of Beaumont, and Alejandro Rene Mendoza, 19, of Nederland. Both young men were ejected from the vehicle when it struck a tree at a high rate of speed and died from injuries sustained in the accident, Officer Harding reported June 10.