Longtime AccuWeather meteorologist Ken Reeves died Sunday after an accident at his Lemont, Pa. home, AccuWeather said in a release on their website.
He fell off his roof around 5 p.m., police told StateCollege.com.
Reeves, a graduate of Abington High School and Penn State University, was 50.
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He spent 29 years at AccuWeather where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of AccuWeather, Inc. Television Network, according to the company.
"Ken was a person of great energy, was liked by all and will be greatly missed," AccuWeather CEO Barry Lee Myers told the website.
NBC10 meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz remembered Reeves as a dedicated meteorologist.
"Ken was a big help with our HOPES (Hurricane’s Outreach Program to Educate Scientists) program. We would take trips to Penn State with a group of students, and make a side trip to AccuWeather. It was a great opportunity to show other areas of meteorology.
"Ken would often come in on a Saturday just to tour the students around. He did it with a smile, enthusiasm and pride that was a further inspiration to the students."
Reeves is survived by his wife Raychel.
For more on Reeves life and career, check out AccuWeather.com.
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