Father of popular American rapper, Nicki Minaj, Robert Maraj has been killed in a hit-and-run accident. Maraj, the famous rapper’s father was 64-years-old.
According to Media reports on Sunday , Maraj was walking on the road between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue on Friday evening around 6 PM ET when the incident occurred.
Confirming the news, the Nassau County Police in New York, said Maraj was hit by a vehicle heading northbound and the driver quickly fled the scene of the crime.
The accident happened so quickly that no one was able to identify the person behind the car.
Robert was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, though his injuries were too substantial and he passed over the weekend.
The Homicide Squad is investigating the case and asking for the public’s help in identifying the responsible party