Police say Nicki Minaj’s father killed by hit-and-run driver

MINEOLA, N.Y. — The 64-yr-aged father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died just after staying struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, law enforcement reported.

Robert Maraj was walking alongside a highway in Mineola on Very long Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a motor vehicle that kept likely, Nassau County police reported. Maraj was taken to a clinic, where by he was pronounced lifeless Saturday.

Police are inquiring any witnesses to the fatal crash to occur ahead.

Minaj, 38, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised in the New York Metropolis borough of Queens. She has not created any community assertion about her father’s death.

An e-mail looking for remark was sent to a agent for Minaj.