Model and tattooist Kim Woo-young passed away in a motorbike accident on November 5th. He was 26 years old.

He got into the accident while he was driving his motorbike on Mapo bridge in Seoul around 5:30 PM. According to reports, he was injured severely at the scene and was transported to the the Shinchon Severance Hospital. Despite getting CPR, he eventually passed away.

Kim Woo-young appeared on a music video of BTS RM in March last year. Recently, he also walked runway during the ‘2019 S/S Hera Seoul Fashion week’.

On the 7th, rapper and producer Supreme Boi wrote on Instagram: “My beloved brother and friend Kim Woo-young passed away on November 5th by an accident. He was a friend who simply loved meeting people and spending time with them. I would appreciate if you could come to his funeral”.

After the news was released, many fans visited his Instagram account. Kim had showed his love for motorbikes by posting photos on Instagram. He had shared videos of him happily riding on his bike.


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by Audrey Joung