SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Yonhap) — The funeral for the late Kim Joo-hyuk, a veteran South Korean actor who died in a automotive accident this week, was held Thursday, attended by his household, shut badociates and celebrities.
Kim died in a automotive accident in Samsung-dong, southern Seoul, on Monday when his automotive rear-ended a sedan twice and all of a sudden charged ahead into an house wall earlier than crashing down a close-by 2-meter-high flight of stairs. He was 45.
A personal funeral service was held for Kim at Asan Medical Center in jap Seoul, attended by his household, workers from administration company Namoo Actors and shut celeb badociates, together with actors Jung Jin-young and Hwang Jung-min.
He was later moved and laid to relaxation in a household grave in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province. Some 200 followers gathered across the hospital to say goodbye to the actor.
Members of a funeral procession for late actor Kim Joo-hyuk carry his portrait and coffin from Asan Medical Center in Seoul on Nov. 2, 2017. Kim died in a automotive crash on Oct. 30 on the age of 45. (Yonhap)
South Korea’s leisure business has plunged into deep sorrow and shock over the sudden demise of Kim.
Initial stories advised that he might need suffered a cardiac arrest as he was reportedly seen by the sedan driver grabbing his chest earlier than his Mercedes raced towards the wall.
But police dominated it out, saying extreme head damage, not a coronary heart badault, was the direct reason for his demise, citing the preliminary outcome from the post-mortem by the National Forensic Service. A extra full biopsy result’s anticipated to return out within the coming days.
To pay respect to the deceased actor, a slew of film publicity and screening occasions have been postponed. The upcoming movie “A Special Lady,” that includes Kim Hye-soo, canceled a press convention and interviews, whereas “Heart Blackened,” starring Choi Min-sik and Park Shin-hye, canceled the VIP screening and purple carpet occasion in Yongsan, Seoul, this week.
This undated file photograph reveals the late South Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk, who died in a automotive crash on a Seoul highway on Oct. 30, 2017. He was 45. (Yonhap)