Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 4887
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Incident Date: 12/31/2012
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Sentenced to probation
Officer Chris Yung was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Nokesville Road and Piper Lane, in Bristow, while responding to the scene of a separate automobile accident.
A minivan made a left hand turn from northbound Nokesville Road into a shopping center and crossed in front of the officer's motorcycle, causing a collision. Officer Yung was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
On July 14th, 2013, the driver of the vehicle that caused the collision was convicted of reckless driving. She was sentenced to one year of probation and 200 hours of community service.
Officer Yung was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He had served with the Prince William County Police Department for seven years and was assigned to the Traffic Unit.
Officer Yung was a member of Law Enforcement United and served as a motor escort officer during the annual ride. He is survived by his wife and three children.