Johny Kinkade, Southern California Edison Electrical Worker, Dies in Barstow Work Accident
Barstow, California (January 23, 2023) – Johnny Kinkade, a Southern California Edison electrical worker, died Monday in a work-related accident in Barstow, as per a local news source.
According to the article, Kinkade was a union member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 47.
The union stated that Kinkade was involved in a “contact incident” and was discovered unresponsive by a member of the community. He was responding to a trouble call.
Kinkade was a troubleman, a worker who investigates power issues and is responsible for patrolling, inspecting, maintaining, and operating overhead and underground electrical equipment.
SoCal Edison confirmed the death but did not mention the name of the victim.