Midshipman from Texas dies during Naval Academy physical readiness test

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A Navy midshipman from Texas has died while taking a physical readiness test at the U.S. Naval Academy.

The academy identified the midshipman as Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound. (CNN VAN photo)

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

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.

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 are under review.

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