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Swimmer among dead from storm

Updated: April 29, 2014, 2:54 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

University of Alabama officials confirmed Tuesday that a member of the school's men's swimming and diving team was killed Monday night when violent storms and a tornado struck the Tuscaloosa area.

John Servati, 21, a junior swimmer and dean's list student at Alabama, was killed, according to school officials.

"John Servati was an extraordinary young man of great character and warmth who had a tremendously giving spirit," UA coach Dennis Pursley said in a statement. "During this incredibly ...

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