Five people in their 20s are dead after the vehicle carrying them crashed into a guardrail and fell into the sea in the eastern coastal city of Gangneung, police and firefighters said Tuesday.
The accident happened at 6:31 a.m., when a white Hyundai Kona struck the structure on a coastal road in Okgye county, Gangneung, 237 kilometers east of Seoul.
Police said three men and two women were in the car, and confirmed their deaths.
Authorities are investigating the scene to figure out the exact cause. (Yonhap)