Director Jeon Gi Sang of Boys Over Flowers fame passed away after a car accident early Saturday morning.

Around 1 a.m. on Jan. 13, 2018, Jeon got hit by a cab in a crosswalk in Yeoido. He was immediately taken to the hospital but passed away. His body is currently in Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, and the funeral date hasn’t been set. His close family members, who reside overseas, are on their way to Korea.

Producer Jeon directed some of the best K-dramas of the 2000s, like My Girl, Delightful Girl Choon Hyang, and Boys Over Flowers. Through these shows, Jeon found and made new stars like Gu Hye Sun, Lee Min Ho, Lee Dong Wook, Lee Da Hae, and Han Chae Young. 

Rest in peace, Jeon Gi Sang.

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Source: TV Report