Officials believe an elderly north central Iowa man is dead after his car wasswept off the road by floodwaters. The man’s car was recovered yesterday afternoon from a creek in FloydCounty. Eighty-three year old Benton Heights, a resident of the Rudd ManorCare Facility, is still missing. Officials found his checkbook inside thecar. A witness watched helplessly as the man began to drive through deepwater. The witness says the current lifted the car and swept it under.