Dakota Culkin, Sister of Macaulay, Killed in Car Accident

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Tragic news out of Hollywood:

Dakota Culkin, the sister of former Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin, has been killed in a car accident.

TMZ obtained an official statement from the actor's representative, which reads:

"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 Culkin died yesterday after being struck by a car. She was walking on the west side of Los Angeles when she stepped off a curb and was struck by a vehicle.

The 29-year-old was transported to the UCLA Medical Center, where she passed away of her injuries yesterday afternoon.

Our thoughts go out to the Culkin family