An applicant who was trying out to become a Charleston police officer died Tuesday after completing a test.
Jeffrey Tant, a 35-year-old Summerville resident, was pronounced dead at Roper Hospital Tuesday morning, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.
Tant's cause of death is pending the results of a scheduled autopsy, the Coroner's Office stated.
According to the Charleston Police Department, Tant completed a physical agility test and then asked to be taken to a hospital.
"This is truly a sad day, and our prayers are with the family on this difficult night," said Chief Luther Reynolds, in a statement.
The test includes a bench press portion, sit ups, 300 meter run, push ups and a 1½ mile run.
Further information regarding the incident was not available Tuesday evening.