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Graffiti legend electrocuted

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Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:30 am

The city’s underground community of graffiti artists lost one of its most iconic figures last week.

Ridgewood resident Jason Wulf, better known by his tag “DG,” was killed last Wednesday night when he was electrocuted by the third rail inside the 25th Street R train station in Brooklyn.

He was 42.

It is unknown whether the famous artist — or vandal to some — was preparing to tag a surface at the time of his death.

According to reports, supporters and friends of Wulf painted the walls of the subway station and other area surfaces with his trademark “DG” tag in his memory.

An online memorial fund to raise money for Wulf’s funeral was established after his death.

Over 90 people donated a total of $10,000 in the three days the fundraiser was active.

The artist’s funeral was held Monday at Seneca Chapel in Ridgewood.

Wulf had been an active artist throughout the city since the 1980s.

— Christopher Barca

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