US Naval Academy announces death of midshipman


A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman died Saturday morning, the service academy announced Saturday.

The Naval Academy posted a statement on Facebook, saying: “The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to confirm that a midshipman died this morning during the semi-annual physical readiness test.”

The Naval Academy identified the student Sunday as sophomore Duke Carrillo, who collapsed during the running portion of a physical readiness test Saturday. Despite attempts to resuscitate him, Carrillo died at a hospital.

The Naval Academy released a statement Sunday that reads in part, “Our most heartfelt sympathies and condolences go out to the entire Carrillo family.”

Carrillo and his twin brother, Dylan, were both members of the class of 2022. Their younger brother, Jake, is a freshman at the academy.

Duke Carrillo was a top student and wanted to become a naval aviator. His company officer said he will be quote “especially missed.”

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