Let’s lift Nicki Minaj up in prayer. Nicki’s father was killed in a hit & run accident in New York this weekend!
Robert Maraj, has died after a fatal hit-and-run accident, her representative Joseph Carozza confirmed to USA TODAY.
Maraj was crossing the street in Long Island when he was struck by a vehicle, which then fled the scene, according to the Nassau County Police. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition on Friday and pronounced dead the following day. He was 64.
Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6.15pm on Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau county police said.
Maraj was taken to a hospital after the accident, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday. Police are asking any witnesses to the fatal crash to come forward.
Minaj, born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, New York, has not yet spoken publicly about his death.