Midshipman found dead in submerged car

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A midshipman is dead after a weekend car crash at the U.S. Naval Academy.

According to a release issued by the Academy, they found a car in College Creek near the library on Sunday.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department's dive team responded and found the midshipman's body underwater near the seawall.

The Academy is withholding the victim's name until 24 hours from when they told the family.

The statement went on to say "the Naval Academy family is obviously heartbroken by this tragic loss."

NCIS and Naval Support Activity Annapolis Police are investigating.

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