University of Alabama’s star swimmer John Servati was killed by a tornado Monday night after attempting to save his girlfriend, friends say.
The GF survived and was unhurt.
“John Servati died a hero,” fellow swimmer Anna Rae Gwarjanski Tweeted Tuesday. “Held up a concrete wall long enough for his girlfriend to get out from under it before it collapsed again on him.” source
Officials confirmed that Servati, 21, of Tupelo, Miss., died after a retaining wall collapsed in his home in Tuscaloosa.