Model and tattoo artist Kim Woo Young has passed away at the age of 26.
On November 7, it was reported by a news outlet, “Kim Woo Young was involved in a car accident on Mapo bridge in Seoul at 5:30 p.m. on November 5, and it was belatedly revealed that he passed away soon after.”
In response, a source of Kim Woo Young confirmed, “The police is currently in the process of investigating how the car accident occurred. He was severely injured at the site of the incident. After being moved to Severance Hospital in Sinchon, he received CPR but unfortunately passed away.”
Kim Woo Young previously appeared in the music video for BTS’s RM and rapper Wale’s collaboration track “Change,” where he left a strong impression with his unique appearance. He also walked the runway for Hera at 2019 S/S Seoul Fashion Week.
His final resting place will be in Gwangju, and he will be buried on November 8 at 12 p.m. KST.
We offer our sincere condolences to Kim Woo Young’s family and friends. May he rest in peace.