Hugo Teen Dies During Workout

5-4-05 - A Hugo high school student collapsed and died while playing basketball Wednesday afternoon. It happened during a final period workout in the middle school gym. Jr'Mario Mitchell was a 17-year-old junior and member of the junior varsity basketball team.

The collapse happened around 2:45. Coaches performed CPR and paramedics rushed him to the hospital, but they weren’t able to revive him.

The school will have counselors on hand the rest of this week.