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UPDATE: US Naval Academy announces death of midshipman

July 18th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Naval Academy has identified the midshipman who was found dead in Chile on Sunday. WBAL reports the Academy officials said 21-year-old Luke Bird, of Texas, died from a fall while hiking with a Chilean Naval Academy student near the Salto El Agua waterfall in the Valparaíso region of Chile. Bird reportedly lost his footing and fell over the waterfall around 11 a.m. on Sunday