Alabama student lost his life in this week’s severe storms, but he saved his girlfriend’s
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Severe storms this week claimed the lives of 35 people — and one of them was 21-year-old John Servati — who is being hailed a hero.
FOX6’s sister station, WREG in Memphis is reporting that Servati, a University of Alabama student and a member of the swim team, actually helped to save his girlfriend’s life on Monday, April 28th.
WREG says Servati was in the basement of a home in Tuscaloosa when the severe storms struck.
A friend said on Twitter that Servati held up a concrete wall for long enough for his girlfriend to get out from under it, before it collapsed again on him.
That same night, his hometown of Tupelo was hit by a tornado.
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