West Columbia girl falls into pond, dies

A 10-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after she fell into a pond near Red Bank in Lexington County, authorities said Monday morning.

The death of Teneisha Smalls of West Columbia appears to have been an accident, Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman said.

The incident happened around 3 p.m. in a pond off the 1600 block of Two Notch Road in Lexington, Harman said.

Rick Brundrett