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Dakota Culkin, Macaulay's Sister, Dies (PHOTOS)

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TMZ broke news that Macaulay Culkin's sister Dakota Culkin died yesterday after being struck by a car.

Law enforcement sources tell us Dakota Culkin was walking on the west side of Los Angeles Tuesday when she stepped off a curb and was struck by a car. The 29-year-old Culkin was taken to the UCLA Medical Center where she died of her injuries yesterday afternoon.

More on Dakota Culkin from the AP:

.Police spokesman Richard French says Dakota Culkin was struck Tuesday night after she stepped into the street. She died a day later at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering massive head injuries.

French says there is no active criminal investigation.

Police say the driver stopped and tried to help the 29-year-old. Officers determined the motorist wasn't driving drunk and followed all laws.

An official statement from Macaulay's rep. "We can officially confirm that the victim is Dakota Culkin. This is a terrible tragic accident. We have no further comment at this time."


Dakota is the elder of two Culkin daughters:



Dakota Culkin
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TMZ has photos of the Dakota Culkin accident scene