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Tuscaloosa confirms 1 fatality, believed to be storm related

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - A Tuscaloosa man is dead from what officials believe to be a storm-related cause.

The Tuscaloosa Police Department is investigating the death of a 21-year-old male after a retaining wall collapsed.

The incident is believed to be storm related,  but remains under investigation.

The city also reports flooding on 22nd Avenue at 11th Street, 13th Street and 14th Street; Bryant Drive at Jackson Avenue as well as 2nd Avenue; and Oakhill Court at East Hargrove Road.  Trees and power lines are also down on Hargrove Road, and the traffic signal at Hargrove Road and Snow Hinton Park is out.

Gas leaks were reported at Bellview Drive and Oakhill Drive, as well as Autumnwood Lane and Woodland Forrest Drive.

Homes near Woodland Forest are severely damaged, the city reports.
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