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Authorities are are investigating the death of a employee at a workplace in Cannon Falls. 

According to police, someone called 911 from Sustane Natural Fertilizer, located at 310 Holiday Avenue in Cannon Falls, at 5:59 a.m. Tuesday. 

The caller reported that an employee was pulled into a machine and was unresponsive. Cannon Falls police responded and confirmed that the 37-year-old employee was dead. 

The victim's identity and cause of death will be released at a later stage by the Regional Medical Examiner's Office of Southern Minnesota. 

The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating. 

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