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Man Swept Away By Flood Waters

Updated: Tuesday, May 28 2013, 07:46 PM CDT
PARKERSBURG, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- An Ackley man was swept away by flood water in northeast Iowa.  The Butler County Sheriff's Office reports 71-year-old Howard Hodson, Sr. was driving his SUV along Westbrook Street west of Parkersburg when he was swept away Monday morning.
Authorities quickly located the vehicle but could not reach it because of the strong current. 
   Investigators say the condition and location of the driver cannot be confirmed, but they believe Hodson was alone in the vehicle when it was swept away.Man Swept Away By Flood Waters

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