The driver of a Jaguar car died when his car left the road and collided with a wall in Bardown Road, Stonegate.
Emergency services, including the Kent Air Ambulance were called to the scene around 10.45am, but the man 67-year-old man from Wadhurst was declared dead at the scene. It is believed that he may have suffered a medical episode shortly before the crash.
Local road closures were put in place while rescue and recovery work took place. They reopened around 2.30pm.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Burmarsh.