Snead police officer hits woman with car

A Snead police officer has been put on administrative leave after striking a pedestrian while on duty Saturday night at approximately 7:30, according to Snead Police Chief Phillip Weaver. The incident happened in the parking lot of the Snead BP.

The pedestrian was transported to Gadsden Regional where she was treated and released, said Weaver.

The officer will be on leave until the investigation is completed. The investigation is being conducted by the Snead Police Department, and a Snead BP employee said the police have reviewed the surveillance cameras at the store.