Lexington Police believe a driver had been drinking before dying in a crash early Thursday.
A VW Jetta ran off South Yarnallton Pike, near Old Frankfort Pike, and crashed into a tree in northeastern Fayette County around 4:15 a.m..
Accident reconstruction units responded to the scene, shutting down South Yarnallton until 7:30 a.m.
The Fayette County Coroner's office identifies the victim as 29-year-old Benito Hernandez-Duran.
Police say he wasn't wearing a seat belt.