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Macaulay Culkin's Sister Dakota Culkin Hit by a Car, Passed Away

December 12, 2008 04:08:22 GMT

Dakota Culkin, the older sister of former child actor Macaulay Culkin, died after being hit by a car while she was walking in West Los Angeles.


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Dakota Culkin, the older sister of former child actor Macaulay Culkin, died Wednesday, December 10 after being hit by a car. She was 29 years old.

TMZ, which breaks the news, reports Dakota accidentally stepped off a curb and was struck while she was walking to an unmentioned destination in West Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 9. It was at that time that she was hit by a car.

Rushed to UCLA Medical Center, Dakota who recently worked as an art production assistant on the 2009 thriller "Lost Soul", lost her fight for life after suffering "massive head trauma." No record on the car that hit Dakota. In the meantime, Los Angeles Police Department is still investigating the accident and no arrest has been made.

A representative for Macaulay Culkin confirms Dakota Culkin's death, telling US Weekly, "We can officially confirm that the victim is Dakota Culkin. This is a terrible tragic accident. We have no further comment at this time."

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posted by no one important on Apr 24, 2010
Just know this she was beautiful inside and out she do anything for you Heart of gold and a tremendous Loss to all who where fortune enough to know her
posted by Brasil on Jan 22, 2009
As I searched for more news on Dakota Culkin,I found out that she died at the age of 29 and also that the Culkin brothers had a half-sister that also died at the age of 29. That is double sadness in a family!
posted by Adam C. Sieracki on Dec 12, 2008
A great tragedy. My condolences to the Culkin family.
posted by confused on Dec 12, 2008
Truly I am sadden by the news of Ms. Dakota Culkin terrible accident which later led to her death. My deepest symphathy to the Culkin family. One question to the host of this site, why not honor Ms. Dakota Culkin and let the world know who she was. Everyone knows Macaulay Culkin. Did search to find out who she was. I mean no disrespect to the Culkin family but could you post a picture of Ms. Culkin?

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