Funeral Scheduled For Prince William Cop Killed In Line Of Duty | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Morning Edition

Funeral Scheduled For Prince William Cop Killed In Line Of Duty

Play associated audio

Funeral plans are in place for a Prince William County police officer who died in a New Year's Eve Day crash. Officer Chris Yung, 35, died after his police motorcycle struck a minivan on Route 28 in Bristow, Va. Dec. 31. 

A wake for Yung is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge. A funeral is set for Friday  at 10 a.m., also at the Hylton Memorial Chapel.

Police say Yung was on his way to the scene of another accident and was heading south on Nokesville Road when his motorcycle struck the minivan. Yung was taken to a hospital, where he died. No one else was hurt. 

Yung, who is survived by his wife and three young children, was a seven-year veteran of the department and worked for the traffic unit.

NPR

The World Music Education of Philip Glass

In his new memoir, Music Without Words, the composer explains how a chance meeting with Ravi Shankar sparked a fascination with the cultures of the world and their music.
NPR

PepsiCo Swaps Diet Drink's Aspartame For Other Artificial Sweeteners

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.
NPR

8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

Every year, the president sits down for dinner with Washington reporters and delivers a stand-up routine. From his "bucket list" to Hillary Clinton, here's what he came up with this year.
NPR

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.