Co Donegal man killed on Cornwall building site

John Sweeney (45) from Dunfanaghy dies after being struck by machinery

A Co Donegal man has been killed on a building site in south west England.

John Sweeney (45), from Dunfanaghy was working at a construction site in Cornwall when it is understood he as struck by machinery.

It is believed the father-of-one died at the scene.

The Health and Safety Executive have begun 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.