Following the unfortunate news of the passing of actor Kim Joo Hyuk, Actress Lee Yoo Young soon found out.

Actress Lee Yoo Young was filming for SBS’s variety show “Running Man” when she heard of the news of Kim Joo Hyuk’s car accident.

When the actress found out, “Running Man” halted filming after the actress asked for the permission of the staff, she went back to Seoul.

A representative of Lee Yoo Young revealed,

“After she heard the news of his passing she kept asking if he had really died in the car crash or not. We’re currently trying to verify facts.”

The two have been publicly dating since December 2016, and had met on the set of “Yourself and Yours.” Only recently actor Kim Joo Hyuk spoke about his girlfriend and revealed he had been thinking about marrying her and wanted a daughter.

The accident reportedly took place around 4:30 p.m. KST in a neighbourhood in Seoul. His car overturned and caught on fire. The actor was rushed into the hospital, but sadly the doctors couldn’t save him and he passed away around 6:30 p.m.

May his soul rest in peace!

Sources: (A), (B)