WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A Navy sailor from Wichita has died after falling overboard during a training exercise on York River in Virginia.

WVEC reports 22-year-old Master at Arms Petty Officer Third Class Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax was taking part in a training exercise shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday. Sailors were familiarizing themselves with the river and undergoing security boat training when Cosgriff-Flax fell overboard and died from his injuries. 

Cosgriff-Flax was assigned to NWS Yorktown in February of 2022 and had been enlisted in the Navy since 2021.