Robert Maraj was strolling alongside a highway on Lengthy Island Friday when he was hit by a automotive that stored going, police mentioned.
MINEOLA, N.Y. — The 64-year-old father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police mentioned.
Robert Maraj was strolling alongside a highway in Mineola on Lengthy Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a automotive that stored going, Nassau County police mentioned. Maraj was taken to a hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless Saturday.
Police are asking any witnesses to the deadly crash to come back ahead.
Minaj, 38, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised within the New York Metropolis borough of Queens. She has not made any public assertion about her father’s demise.
An e mail looking for remark was despatched to a consultant for Minaj.
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