An autopsy report released by the National Forensic Service has revealed that actor Kim Joo Hyuk dies from severe head injury following the accident on October 30. Earlier, there were reports that the actor suffered a heart attack just minutes before his car collision. However, the final autopsy report denied any such occurrence. The police further revealed that a detailed investigation regarding any traces of alcohol or medication on Kim's body is on.
Kim's agency Namoo Actors has revealed that the funeral will take place on November 2 at Kim's family burial grounds. The accident news has shocked the entire filmdom.
Meanwhile, a footage of Kim's car minutes before the accident has emerged online.
According to the Seoul Metropolitan police, the accident took place in front of I-PARK at the Samseong neighbourhood. Though the actor was rushed to the hospital immediately, he succumbed to death due to severe injuries. Kim and his driving were riding a Mercedes-Benz SUV when the accident took place. Reports further add that the car was toppled and even caught fire following the collision. Kim's driver also passed away at the Konkuk Hospital despite providing CPR.
Following the death news of Kim, his girlfriend Lee Yoo Young stopped the filming of her reality show Running Man in Busan and rushed to Seoul. Kim and Lee recently confirmed their relationship but netizens were not happy due to their 17-year age gap.The couple also faced the wrath of fans online with negative comments. The couple was also planning to enter the wedlock soon.