Texas midshipman collapsed and died during Naval Academy physical readiness test


ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Navy midshipman died while taking a physical readiness test at the U.S. Naval Academy.

The academy identified the midshipman Sunday, Feb. 9 as Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound, Texas

Officials said in a news release that Carrillo collapsed Saturday, Feb. 8 during the 1.5-mile run portion of the Navy's semi-annual physical readiness test.

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

The academy said the circumstances surrounding the cause of his death were under review.

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

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