CONTINUING COVERAGE: FLOODS OF 2016

BODY FOUND: SUV Swept Away In Flood Waters

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Flood waters claimed the life of an eastern Iowa man.

The body of 71-year-old Howard Hodson of Ackley was recovered Wednesday. Witnesses say Hodson tried to drive across a flooded road near Parkersburg on Monday when his vehicle was swept away into a creek bed.

Rescue crews tried to reach him, but the water was too strong.

His body was found downstream from the incident.