Prince William County Police Officer killed on Route 28
All of Prince William County mourns the loss of Officer Chris Yung who was killed ina traffic accident this afternoon. The details from WTOP.com are as follows:
WASHINGTON – A Prince William County police officer has been killed in a car-motorcycle crash in Bristow.
Officer Chris Yung, 35, who had been on the force for seven years, was responding to a separate crash on his department motorcycle at the time of the 2 p.m crash Monday.
Based on preliminary information, a minivan made a left turn into a shopping center and crossed in front of Yung, who was traveling the opposite direction, on Nokesville Road, near Piper Lane, Prince William County police say.
Yung was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Washington Post also carried limited details of this tragic accident. This site will update as information is released.
Meanwhile, our thoughts and prayers go out to friends, colleagues and family of Officer Yung. I know it is a very sad day for the PWC Police Department. I don’t suppose anything prepares you for losing one of your own. That’s a call no officer wants to hear!