SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (July 3)—A 34-year-old Dayco Products Inc. employee was killed June 22 at the company's Springfield site due to an equipment-related accident, according to a spokesman for United Steelworkers of America Local 662, which represents workers at the plant. Gary L Johnson, a belt cutter at the facility, was employed with Dayco for more than a year, the spokesman said. Dayco Products would not comment on the fatality. The Kansas City, Mo., Occupational Safety and Health Administration is conducting an investigation into the accident, an OSHA spokesman said.