The drive of the car is being identified as 22-year-old Stephen McKinney and was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS.
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App.
The crash happened just before 4:30 a.m. in the 7200 block of Noah Reid Road near Shallowford Road in Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Police Department Traffic and DUI units responded to the scene.
The passenger, Brent Johnson, 24, was pronounced dead on scene. The driver was taken to a local hospital.