Meteorologist loses eye in fireworks accident

WXYZ | Iowa City Press-Citizen

WXYZ chief meteorologist Dave Rexroth lost his left eye in a fireworks accident Friday. He will receive a prosthetic eye and expects to return to his job in September, the Detroit station reports.

Rexroth was on vacation with his family, Mitchell Schmidt reports in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

You can leave wishes for recovery on Rexroth's Facebook page.

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

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