The Co Donegal man who was killed tragically on an English construction site has been named locally as John Sweeney, 45, of Dunfanaghy.
He was working at a construction site when the tragedy happened yesterday morning.
It is understood the father-of-one was struck by machinery in what was a freak accident.
It is believed he died at the scene.
The Health and Safety Executive have launched an investigation.
Mr Sweeney has been working in England for a number of months.
He is from a very well-known and respected Co Donegal family.