A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Mission Ridge Road.

Officials tell Channel 3 it happened around 7:00p.m. in the 1200 block of Mission Ridge Road near Virginia Drive in Rossville.

The 45 year-old man walked out into northbound traffic and was hit. 

A Walker County official says alcohol may be a factor on the part of the pedestrian.

No names have been released.