A 45-year-old electrician from Pleasanton, Calif. died in an industrial accident last week in San Francisco. The electrician was killed while working at the Charles Schwab Building.
According to a report from The Mercury News, he died of electrocution. He was doing a tenant-improvement job at the time of his death, according to his employer, Metropolitan Electrical Construction of San Francisco. The victim was found unconscious by co-workers.
“I don’t think anyone knows what happened,” Brian Kenyon, Metropolitan Electrical Construction’s electrical service department manager, told SF Gate. “This is a huge tragedy.” Colleagues and fellow members of Bamont’s union, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 6, expressed shock and grief on social media.
The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating the death.