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NEWS RELEASE: City Employee Name Released Following Work-Site Incident

NEWS RELEASE: City Employee Name Released Following Work-Site Incident

NEWS RELEASE: Following a work-site incident on Saturday, November 16 where an employee was injured and later passed away from his injuries, the City announced the name of Utilities Department employee Donatus Okhomina, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a seasoned electrical lineman.

Okhomina joined the City of Palo Alto this month as a utility line person. After serving in the United States Air Force, Okhomina’s work experience included roles with both Pacific Gas & Electric and Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

Okhomina was 42 years of age and is survived by his wife and four daughters with the ages of 17, 14, 11, and six.

A GoFundMe account to support Okhomina’s family during this difficult time has been established and can be found here, https://bit.ly/2QrSuzP

For the full news release, go here.

Last Updated: November 17, 2019