MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — The Martin County Sheriff's Office said a man's body was found in about 10 inches of floodwater on Wednesday morning as Hurricane Ian brought heavy rain and gusty winds to parts of the Treasure Coast.
A sheriff's office spokesperson said the body of Cody Dudek, 34, of Lantana was discovered face-down in a residential area along Southwest Lost River Road, just south of Palm City.
Dudek doesn't live in the community, but was doing work at a home and clearing some debris around 7:45 a.m., the sheriff's office said.
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Crime scene investigators from the Martin County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene to look into the circumstances of Dudek's death.
A sheriff's office spokesperson said there was no visible trauma to Dudek's body and no signs of electrocution, and it's unclear if his death is storm-related.
No other information is expected to be released until an autopsy is completed.