Former KTRE Chief Meteorologist Dies

Former KTRE Chief Meteorologist Robert Smith has died. Smith was at KTRE more than 20 years ago, and was most recently at KRIV Fox 26 in Houston from 1989 until 2000.

According to KRIV's website, Smith died Saturday while digging a trench on his property. His tractor passed over a hole, and flipped and fell on top of him. He was 59 years old.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 18th, at 11AM at Schmidt's Funeral Home in Katy.