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Midshipman dies during Naval Academy physical readiness test

Photo: U.S. Naval Academy Facebook

(AP) — A Navy midshipman has died while taking a physical readiness test at the U.S. Naval Academy.

The academy identified the midshipman Sunday as Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound, Texas.

Photo: Duke Carrillo Facebook

Officials said in a news release that Carrillo collapsed Saturday during the 1.5-mile run portion of the Navy’s semi-annual physical readiness test.

Carrillo was rushed to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 12:23 p.m.

The circumstances surrounding the cause of his death are under review.

Carrillo was a Quantitative Economics major and a member of the Naval Academy’s Flight Training Squadron.



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