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Updated: 04/11/2014 12:53:42PM

Weatherman injured in bicycle accident

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Jim Reif, NBC2's director of meteorology, sustained life-threatening injuries during a bicycle accident Sunday in Fort Myers. He was fighting for his life Monday at Lee Memorial Hospital.


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A longtime Southwest Florida television meteorologist was fighting for his life Monday at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers after hitting his head on a curb in a bicycle accident.

Jim Reif — NBC2 director of meteorology — sustained life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon in Fort Myers after his bike hit a sign and he fell off, according to NBC2. Reif was taken to Lee Memorial, where he was placed in a medically induced coma.

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