Rapper Nicki Minaj’s father died after being struck by a automobile in a hit-and-run crash in New York on Friday evening.
Robert Maraj, 64, was strolling within the intersection of Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue in Mineola, a village on Long Island, round 6:15 p.m. when he was struck by the automobile, in response to the Nassau County Police Department. He was taken to a neighborhood hospital, the place he died of his accidents Saturday.
A spokesperson for the police division confirmed to BuzzFeed News that Maraj was the daddy of the rapper, who was born Onika Tanya Maraj.
Minaj has not but made any public statements about her father’s dying.
A automobile description was not obtainable, and a suspect had not been recognized as of Sunday afternoon, the spokesperson mentioned. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives are asking that anybody with info concerning the incident to name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.