Macaulay Culkin’’s elder sister dies after being struck by car

December 12th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI  

New York, Dec 12 (ANI): Former child star Macaulay Culkin’’s elder sister has died after being hit by a car in Los Angeles.

Dakota was taken to hospital with severe head injuries after she stepped into a street and was struck by the vehicle on Tuesday night, police said.

The 29-year-old died the following day from her injuries, reports the New York Daily News.

Macaulay’’s rep has released an official statement: “We can officially confirm that the victim is Dakota Culkin. This is a terrible tragic accident. We have no further comment at this time.”

Macaulay, 28, is best known for his childhood roles in early 1990s comedies Home Alone, Home Alone 2 and My Girl. (ANI)

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