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Posted by beansss AKP STAFF 30 days ago

Veteran actor Jung Won Joong involved in car accident, resulting in death of 17-year old victim

AKP STAFF

On October 24, media outlets reported that veteran actor Jung Won Joong (60) was involved in a car accident earlier this week, on October 22 at approximately 7 PM KST.

Jung Won Joong was reportedly turning into a supermarket entrance in Yangpyeong, when he hit a motorcyclist in the process. A delivery company employee Lee (17), who was on the motorcycle during the accident, was immediately transported to the Yangpyeong hospital after suffering heavy injuries. However, while hospital representatives were in the midst of preparations to transport Lee via an emergency helicopter, Lee suffered heart failure and ultimately passed away. 

Police reports indicated that actor Jung Won Joong was not under the influence of alcohol during the accident, and that he most likely did not see the motorcyclist clearly due to the dark surroundings. Jung Won Joong is reported to have admitted to his faults in the accident. 

Meanwhile, Jung Won Joong is currently appearing in KBS2's 'Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life'. Our condolences go out to the victim and their family. 

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judithleexd245 pts 29 days ago 5
29 days ago

If there was nothing the actor could do, I truly hope netizens dont go after him. He himself would probably blaming himself enough.

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My condolences go out to the deceased and their loved ones. A life taken is always a sad thing, but one so young is heart breaking

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cupidkyumi776 pts 30 days ago 0
30 days ago

Condolences to Lee's family...

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