Fort Mill teacher dies after fall from Lake Wylie dock

Rebecca Lynn New, photo courtesy of Goldfinch Funeral home

Police in Charlotte, N.C., say a South Carolina woman has died after she fell from a dock on Lake Wylie and hit a metal bar.

Police say the woman fell around 2:30 a.m. Sunday


Fort Mill school superintendent Chuck Epps says the victim was 31-year-old Rebecca New, an art teacher at Gold Hill Elementary School.

New's parents live in Conway.

Click here to read her obituary from Goldfinch Funeral home.

Get more information on her death from our sister station WSOC in Charlotte at this link.