Caleb White dead at 17: Pinson Valley High School basketball player dies after ‘collapsing during team workout’

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A TOP high school basketball recruit has died at 17 after collapsing on the court during a workout at school.

According to multiple reports, Caleb White, the No. 2 ranked player in Alabama, was pronounced dead at a local hospital after suffering a medical emergency on Thursday.

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White was a standout three-star prospect for Pinson Valley High School, averaging 20.9 points, 3.1 assists, and 3.8 rebounds per game.

His cause of death is unknown at the moment, but an autopsy will be performed on Friday.

His family said White began to feel ill during practice and collapsed to the ground.

Life-saving procedures were applied until paramedics arrived.

White was transported by ambulance and was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates.

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