A car hit a house on the corner of Kees Road and Russell Cave around 6 a.m. Thursday.
Police said arriving officers found one man on the ground who was suffering life-threatening injuries. The coroner was contacted a short time later.
One passenger was found in the car. Police said that person had minor injuries.
Officers are still looking for the driver who fled the scene on foot.
WDKY is working on learning more details. This story will be updated as more information is given.