U Of A Star Swimmer Killed In Tornado Saving GF

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. 

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