Pedestrian struck by pickup, killed on Brightside

A Baton Rouge woman died early Wednesday after she was struck by a 2007 Toyota Tundra while walking alongside the road in the 1400 block of Brightside Drive around midnight, Baton Rouge police said.

Brittney Griese, 21, 20036 La Trace Road, died at the scene.

The 21-year-old driver of the Toyota showed no signs of alcohol usage, Cpl. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said.

Griese is suspected of using alcohol, and the crash is still under investigation, McKneely said.