Update, 3:00 p.m. Sunday: PG&E has identified 21-year-old apprentice lineman Jay Ayeta as the utility worker who died on Saturday working to restore power in areas affected by the Carr Fire in Shasta County.
According to PG&E spokeswoman Melissa Subbotin, Ayeta suffered fatal injuries due to a "vehicle-related accident" in a remote area in western Shasta County.
Subbotin says Ayeta was working in a rural area with dangerous terrain at the time of the accident. She did not provide additional details on the circumstance surrounding the incident.
"Shortly after the incident, PG&E crews arrived to the scene," Subbotin said. "And shortly thereafter, first-responders and public agencies including law enforcement responded."
Subbotin says PG&E is working with law enforcement to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.