The Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation following the death of a man in Dunlewey early today.
It is understood the man was operating a crane at the time of the incident which occurred at around 9 o'clock this morning.
It is thought the crane came in to contact with over head wires.
The body of the man, who is a father of two in his 40's, has now been removed to Letterkenny General Hospital.
The accident happened in the town land of Meenabool.