NBC2′s Jim Reif Dies After
Tragic Bicycle Accident
It is with a heavy heart that the staff of NBC2 reported to the community that NBC2 Director of Meteorology Jim Reif passed away last night at 10:38 p.m.
Jim was involved in a tragic bicycle accident Sunday afternoon. While riding his bike on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, his bicycle hit a sign, throwing him to the ground. Jim hit his head on the curb and suffered traumatic injuries to the head.
First responders were able to get to the scene in a matter of minutes because the accident happened less than a mile away from the fire station. It’s unclear what caused the accident.