Student Collapses During Basketball Tryouts, Dies

A St. Edmund Prep student collapsed and died Saturday during tryouts for the school’s junior varsity boys basketball team, The Post has learned.

Jose Rodriguez, 15, went to take a water break with fellow players when he fell down motionless, sources said. An ambulance was called and JV coach Mike O’Brien attempted CPR. Rodriguez was rushed to New York Community Hospital of Brooklyn, where he later died, according to sources. Cause of death is not yet known pending an autopsy, St. Edmund principal John Lorenzetti said.

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