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OSHA investigating after man killed in Chilton County workplace incident

An investigation is underway following a workplace death in Chilton County that happened Tuesday morning.

Clanton Police Chief Keith Maddox said his office was notified of the incident around 7 a.m. and that the victim died at an area hospital.

Maddox said the primary investigator of the case is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA.

While the victim's name and the exact cause of death have not been released, a spokesperson for the company confirmed the victim was employed at Adient, an automotive metals manufacturing plant in Clanton. The company's website says it manufactures seats for approximately 25 million vehicles annually.

Adient spokeswoman Mary Kay Dodero said the company is mourning the loss of their colleague and that their thoughts are with the family.

A spokesperson for OSHA confirmed an active investigation of the Adient employee fatality but said the victim's name was not currently available for release.

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