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A 25-year old man was struck and killed by a falling tree branch this morning in Hopewell Township. The York County Coroner says Sean Prosser, of White Hall, Maryland, was cleaning up branches and fallen tree limbs on his family’s farm when he was struck in the head by a falling tree limb.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at around 10 a.m. The coroner says the official cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.