Marley Hong, a South Korean model who appeared in BTS leader RM and Wale’s “Change” music video, passed away in a car accident.
The fatal crash occurred along the Mapo Bridge in Seoul on Monday, Korean news outlet Star Today reported.
Marley Hong, or Kim Woo-young, was rushed to the nearby Severance Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.
The fashion model is known for having tattoos all over his body, defying traditional beauty standards.
View this post on Instagram A post shared by 김우영 (@marleyhong) on Oct 18, 2018 at 7:51am PDT
A post shared by 김우영 (@marleyhong) on Oct 18, 2018 at 7:51am PDT
Hong has more than 26,000 followers on Instagram, many of whom sent well-wishes after hearing the tragic news.
Fans commented on his last post:
“RIP, you will always be remembered.”
“Rest in peace up there.”
“I can’t believe this! It makes me sad.”
“Rest in peace. Fly high, angel.”
“Rest in peace, beautiful legend.”
Hong’s funeral was held in home city of Gwangju.
Rest in peace, Hong.
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