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Alabama swimmer dies saving girlfriend in storm

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  • 21-year-old John Servati reportedly held up concrete wall so girlfriend could run to safety
  • Mom tells team he always wanted to be a swimmer and a hero

John Servati was the only person killed in severe weather that hit Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Monday.

He reportedly died while holding up a wall so his girlfriend could escape to safety.

More from HLN affiliate WBMA: UA swimmer killed during storms

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