Burnsville man killed in industrial accident

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, November 17, 2015

LAKEVILLE  — A 28-year-old Burnsville man has died after a workplace accident at a manufacturing plant in Lakeville.

Police said Mitchell Robert Hauschildt was injured about 7:45 a.m. Sunday when he came into contact with a packing machine at the facility owned by Genpak, a food service packaging company. He was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died.

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office determined Hauschildt died of multiple blunt force injuries caused by an industrial roller. His death was ruled an accident.

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An investigation is ongoing.