Two people were killed in Tuscaloosa Saturday during torrential rains and flash flooding, according to Tuscaloosa City Council President Kip Tyner.

In a Facebook post just before midnight Saturday, Tyner said the seven inches of rain dumped on Tuscaloosa led to two deaths in the area.

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Other details, including the identities of the victims and the circumstances of their deaths, were not immediately available.

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