Kim Joo Hyuk, the South Korean actor who died in a car accident on 30 October, 2017 was laid to rest last Thursday and celebrities are mourning the loss of a rare gem.
Kim, 45, was driving his Mercedes G-Wagon when he rear-ended a car, smashed a wall at an apartment complex and tumbled down a staircase.
The fatal accident reportedly occurred around 4:30 p.m. in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. He was taken to Konkuk University Hospital, where doctors said he might have suffered symptoms from myocardial infarction.
Police later confirmed the actor showed no signs of a heart attack before the accident.
However, he suffered severe head injury, and died barely two hours after arriving at the hospital.
Kim’s funeral was held at Asan Medical Center funeral hall in Seoul. He was later buried at his family’s cemetery in Chungnam.
Here are a few pictures from the event: