Cannon explosion seriously injures Carson man 42

first_imgA Carson man was seriously injured Sunday when a homemade cannon he was working on exploded.Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox said the 1:30 p.m. explosion injured Raymond Lueders, 42. He was flown to Portland’s Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition Monday morning.By Monday night, Lueders condition had improved to satisfactory, a nursing supervisor said.Cox said it will be several days before Lueders can be interviewed, so details are unknown, including whether the cannon was to be fired to celebrate the Fourth of July.The Portland Police Bureau’s bomb disposal unit assisted Skamania County deputies in disposing of the homemade explosive device found at the scene.last_img

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