LAKEVILLE, Minn. — An employee of a Lakeville auto parts manufacturer was killed Monday, Aug. 12, after coming into contact with a piece of equipment, officials say.

The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified of the death and is reviewing the circumstances of the incident, state OSHA communications director James Honerman said. No further information about the incident was immediately available.

The company, QA1, which specializes in automotive suspensions and driveshafts, has received six citations from state OSHA over the past five years, according to U.S. Department of Labor data. Two of those infractions were classified as “serious.”

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