FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY-TV) – The National Park Service released the name of a local woman who drowned in the New River Thursday.
The NPS says three people were in a jon boat when it overturned on the river near Cunard. Two swam to shore. The body of 48-year-old Christina Dawn Schneider of Oak Hill was recovered downstream.
The Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department and Jan-Care Ambulance responded to the accident.
No more information was available Friday.