It was Nassau County Police who confirmed that Robert Maraj (64) had died after being hit when he crossed the street in Long Island in the state of New York. According to the police, the driver left the place immediately after the collision took place, writes TMZ. Police are still looking for the perpetrator.
The 64-year-old was transported to hospital but later died of his injuries. Maraj is the father of the artist Nicki Minaj (38), and she has not yet commented on her father’s death.
The news of his father’s death comes four months after the 38-year-old welcomed his first child into the world, and one year after Minaj’s brother was sentenced to life in prison for abusing an 11-year-old child, writes Daily Mail.