American rapper, Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj has been killed in a hit-and-run on Saturday 13th of February, 2021 after being struck by a truck on Long Island.
Nicki’s father, Robert was said to have been walking in the roadway near the intersection of Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue in Mineola, New York at about 6:15 pm on Friday, when he was hit by a northbound vehicle that left the scene, the Nassau County Police Department said in a statement.
The 64-year-old man was transported to the hospital while in a rather critical condition. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead by the doctor on Saturday, the police reported.
The Nassau County Police Department said its Homicide Squad was investigating. A representative for Micki Minaj confirmed his death but did not provide further details.