Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, has died after being involved in a hit-and-run accident in New York. He was 64.
A representative for Minaj and a spokesperson from the Nassau County Police Department have both confirmed her father’s death to Billboard.
On Friday evening (Feb. 12), Maraj was struck by a vehicle while walking on a road in Mineola, N.Y., according to a press release from the Nassau County Police Department. According to detectives, Maraj was walking in the roadway on Roslyn Road at the intersection of Raff Avenue around 6 p.m. when he was struck a vehicle heading northbound. The unidentified vehicle fled the scene of the accident and has not yet been identified by law enforcement.
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