According to police, Dakota Culkin was struck by a vehicle when she crossed the street at night as she walked along Los Angeles’ west side.
Because of severe head injuries she was admitted to UCLA Hospital. The next day, she died.
Prior to her death she worked as an assistant in the art production. Dakota is not as well known as her brothers. However, the following information is about Dakota’s life prior to her passing.
Dakota Culkin: Detail Biography
Dakota Culkin Family:
Dakota Culkin was born in New York City to an actor family. Dakota Culkin, one year older than Macaulay was, lived an ordinary life and was not in the limelight.
She was hit in Los Angeles by a car and killed. The father of her mother, an actor on Broadway who tried his luck at acting, was also an actor. His life changed forever when he was made a child manager. One of the children in this group was the first child actor who made a million dollars.
Macaulay was joined by his sister in film production.
Dakota Culkin, who had been trying to enter film production before she died, was offered a role behind the scenes in Lost Soul. This independent movie is about Dakota. Dakota Culkin (the film’s Director) was an old friend of Macaulay. According to the director, she was young and humble.
Dana Schroeder directed the movie. She recalls Dakota as humble. She preferred to be behind-the scenes than in front of the camera.
Andrea Poe (then aged 35), who was a close friend to Dakota Culkin, told PEOPLE that Culkin moved just a few days ago from New York City to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career of film producer.
Poe claimed that Poe was impressed at her siblings’ achievements but kept quiet about her identity.
“She was very close to Macaulay. Their relationship was based on frequent phone calls and going out to dinner.
Poe stated: “Dakota started out shy, but she eventually opened up. Dakota was funny, kind, and down-to-earth. It happened by chance.”
Dakota Culkin Cause of Death:
Officials claim that Dakota Culkin had been drunk at the time she was hit by a car while she was crossing Los Angeles streets in 2008. Aspiring production designer, the 29-year-old was the younger brother of Rory Macaulay, Keiran and Macaulay Culkin.
Her motorist was not charged. The accident that caused her death from blunt force trauma was not considered a crime. His actions were a sign that he was trying to assist her. He stayed there until she was admitted at the hospital.
Ed Winter, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles coroner’s office, told E! News Dakota Culkin was at 0.31 percent blood alcohol when the accident occurred. This level is three times greater than the legal 0.08 limit.
Winter indicated that this might have affected her decision to not cross into traffic.
Alcohol and drug addiction
Culkin is known for their addiction to drugs and alcohol. The star of “Home Alone”, her brother, has struggled with alcohol and drug addiction in the past. In 2000, their sister Jennifer Adamson became the first victim of a drug overdose.
Jennifer Culkin, who was half-sister of the older Culkins, was born to a different mother.
Macaulay claims that he does not use drugs for recreation anymore because he thinks he is “outgrown” the substance.
Esquire magazine interviewed him about his drug use and stated that, aside from occasional muscle relaxers, he didn’t take recreational marijuana. I still kinda drink like a fish. I smoke and drink. But I don’t touch them. They’re my best friend. These are old friends. Sometimes you may outgrow your closest friends.
“I used fire to make the best decisions. However, I have not been to rehabilitation. Never have I been called upon to clean this way. Although I was able to catch myself occasionally, it wasn’t more than once. Mack: “You are having too much fun!”
“I mean, I’ve had people ask me how I got clean. “It is a common question that I have been asked by friends: “How can I get clean?” Stop! You don’t know how things work. I didn’t let that stop me, however. Outside help wasn’t necessary. Without drugs, I would not be the person I am today.