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Tuolumne, CA — Officials have identified the PG&E worker who was electrocuted in Tuolumne on Friday.

57-year-old Gerald Biedinger of Altaville had been working near power lines at a residence near Black Oak Casino when he was found dead, according to Sgt. Jeff Wilson with the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office. An investigation into the matter is ongoing. The incident, which was reported around noon, started a roughly one acre grass fire.