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Alabama swimmer confirmed as person killed in storms

www.usatoday.com Published: April 29, 2014
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John Servati, a member of the Alabama men's swimming team, was killed Monday night when severe storms and a tornado swept through the Tuscaloosa area, according to USA TODAY.



According to school spokesman Shane Dorrill, Servati, 21, died at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa after being injured at a house near the university campus. He was killed when a retaining wall in the basement collapsed on him. His girlfriend survived without injury.

Servati, of Tupelo, Miss., was a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member. He competed in freestyle and backstroke events for the Crimson Tide.

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