Police Department Remembers Line-of-Duty Death of Officer Chris Yung
Jan. 2, 2013
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY. . . The arrangements for the viewing and service for Officer Chris Yung have been finalized. They are open to the public.
The viewing/wake will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14640 Gideon Drive in Woodbridge.
The service will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 10 a.m., also at the Hylton Memorial Chapel. Interment will be private.
Donations in memory of Officer Yung may be sent to:
Prince William County Police Department
The Office of the Chief of Police (MC475)
1 County Complex Court
Prince William, VA 22192
ATTN: Kisha Williams
Checks should be written to: Prince William County Police Department
The memo line should read: In memory of Officer Chris Yung
Jan. 1, 2013
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY. . . On Dec. 31, 2012, at 2:04 p.m., Motor Officer Chris Yung was involved in a crash at the intersection of Nokesville Road and Piper Lane in Bristow while responding to a separate crash. A preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a minivan was making a left turn from northbound Nokesville Road into a shopping center, crossing in front of Officer Yung, 35, who was traveling southbound on Nokesville Road.
Officer Yung served with the Prince William County Police Department for seven years, and was assigned to the Traffic Unit as a motorcycle officer.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with his immediate and his extended family," said Acting Chief Barry M. Barnard. "We thank the public, including our public safety colleagues, for their thoughts and prayers as the Department copes with the loss of a colleague and friend.