NEW BERN, N.C. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two U.S. Marines from New York were killed in a traffic accident in North Carolina earlier this week.

Nicholas S. Buscarnera, of Mastic Beach, and Skyler D. Way, of Gouverneur, were killed after the car they were in crashed into a canal just off Catfish Lake Road in Craven County, N.C. Both men were 19 years old.

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U.S. Forest Service Officer Steve Barrette said he found the vehicle upside down and partially submerged in the canal.

The accident occurred late Monday or early Tuesday.

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Camp Lejeune officials said the men were assigned to 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group.

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