Kentucky personal injury – Retired Kentucky trooper killed

Legal news for Kentucky personal injury attorneys. A explosion in Stanford killed one and injured two others.

Kentucky personal injury attorney alerts- A former state police trooper was killed in an explosion while mixing black powder.

Danville, KY—A Tuesday afternoon, January 12, 2010 explosion killed a retired state police trooper and injured two others, as they were mixing a large amount of black powder inside a garage behind the trooper’s home. The fatal explosion happened around 3:14 p.m. on Oak Street in Stanford, as reported by Kentucky.com.

The retired state trooper and federally licensed firearms dealer, Shannon Corman, 80, was reportedly mixing a large amount of black powder when somehow an explosion occurred. Police officials discovered a body inside the garage after the explosion when they arrived. It is believed that unidentified body is Corman. Another man who was helping Corman, James Greenwood, 57, and Corman’s wife, Louise Corman, 75, were injured in the blast. They were transported via helicopter to the University of Kentucky Hospital. Greenwood was reportedly thrown from the garage and sustained burns to 90 percent of his body. Louise Corman is currently listed in serious condition. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the state fire marshal, and a state police arson investigator all reported to the scene. The garage was reportedly destroyed and the back of the house received extensive damage.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Kentucky personal injury lawyers.

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