Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj killed in a hit-and-run crash

Father of American rapper Nicki Minaj, Robert Marah has reportedly been killed in a hit-and-run in Long Island.

Nassau County Police in New York confirmed the death of 64-year-old Robert Maraj to TMZ on Sunday.

Maraj was walking on a road in Mineola at about 6pm Friday when he was struck a car heading northbound on Roslyn Road at the intersection with Raff Avenue, authorities said. 

The driver fled the scene and has yet to be identified. Investigators have asked for the public’s help in tracking them down.

Maraj was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

Kwame Anane

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