A worker has been killed in a workplace accident in Regina.

Brandt Engineered Products says in an email to staff that a manufacturing employee died after suffering a serious injury yesterday morning at its north-side location.

"The exact cause of the incident is unknown at this time," Brandt said in a press release. "The incident is under investigation by both Brandt and Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety."

The employee was a machinist who had worked for Brandt for 28 years.

Grief counsellors have been brought in.

With files from The Canadian Press.