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Hyundai halts some production in S. Korea after worker death at supplier

SEOUL — The death of a factory worker at a parts provider in an industrial accident led to some Hyundai Motor output strains in South Korea, such as for the Palisade crossover,¬†being briefly suspended, a union official explained Friday.

The worker at Duckyang Market Co. died Thursday right after receiving caught in equipment, a Hyundai Motor union official explained.

The accident stopped output at the provider, which tends to make parts such as automotive cockpit modules, and led to a parts shortage Friday on some Hyundai output strains.

Authorities are investigating the accident, explained the union official.

Duckyang provides most of its products and solutions to Hyundai Motor. The business described a four.1 billion received ($3.four million) functioning loss for the initially quarter in a regulatory filing in Could.

A Duckyang official could not be achieved for comment.

Hyundai Motor explained the parts source disruption has impacted output at its Ulsan plant, such as for its Kona and Palisade styles, but it expects limited impression.