Investigators say the 31-year-old man might have been pinned for five minutes before he was discovered by coworkers.
Emergency crews quickly responded to the plant after the accident, but there was nothing they could do to save the man.
According to police, the man was crushed to death in an accident involving a stamping press.
Police say a worker at a metro Detroit auto parts factory was killed when a 10,000-pound industrial die fell on him.
Police say a 36-year-old Detroit man was killed in a freak, on-the-job accident at a landscaping business in Oak Park.