CONTINUING COVERAGE: FLOODS OF 2016

Man Dies in Eastern Iowa After Being Swept Away by Flood Water

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Iowa -- One man lost his life after he was swept away in flood waters in eastern Iowa Wednesday.

Chickasaw County authorities say the victim was on his way to work when his truck was swept into a ditch.

The victim was able to escape through the roof of his truck, but he was gone by the time rescue crews arrived.

The man's body was found later Wednesday afternoon.