Courtney Ahles, 18, killed when car driven by Christopher Davis-Bunt, 20, strikes tree outside of New Market, Virginia

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/24/2022 - 3:43pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Harrisonburg Teen Died In Overnight Crash

Sgt. B.W. Breeden of the Virginia State Police said Christopher Davis-Bunt, 20, was traveling on North Valley Pike about 11:30 p.m. when he lost control of a 1995 Honda Civic. Police say the vehicle ran off the road to the left, then swerved to the right and struck a tree about a half-mile north of Craney Island Road, near the Shenandoah County line. 

Driver Indicted in Fatal Crash

The grand jury indicted Christopher Davis-Bunt, 20, on four charges, including felony involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor DWI.

The car's passenger, Courtney Ahles, 18, of Harrisonburg, died at the scene. Davis-Bunt was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Police said speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Courtney Ahles
Christopher Davis-Bunt


That was my sister.

I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. That sudden loss feels like literally a hard kick to the chest. I lost my sister in 2011, she was texting and ran off the road. Just get thru one day at a time. I promise it will not hurt this bad forever. Big hug to you

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