Motown Weatherman Loses Eye in Fireworks Accident


WXYZ Chief Meteorologist Dave Rexroth was hurt in a fireworks accident over the holiday weekend.

Rexroth has scheduled surgery on Wednesday after being seriously injured in a fireworks accident in Iowa. He was on vacation with his family when the accident occurred.

The station reports that Rexroth has lost vision in his left eye and will be receiving a prosthetic eye.

 He joined WXYZ in 2000 and he is expected to return to work in September. 

H/T Daily Tribune