NEW TRIPOLI, Pa. - An Alburtis man is dead after being struck by a tree branch.

68-year-old Mark Garvey was cutting a tree at his son's New Tripoli home on Friday when he was struck by a large branch, according to the Lehigh Valley Coroner's report.

Officials said he was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest. 

The cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head and has been ruled an accident, according to officials.