Two area men are dead after their car struck a tree early this morning in Eden, police said.

Jason Jewett, 31, of South Byron, and Steven Webb, 28, of Hamburg, were driving southbound on East Eden Road at 12:15 a.m. when Jewett, the driver, lost control of the vehicle.

The car struck trees and flipped over onto its side, police said. Both men were found dead at the scene. Speed has been identified as a probable cause, police said.

Eden police and the Erie County Sheriff’s Department Accident Investigation Unit continue to investigate.