Police: Rapper Nicki Minaj's father killed in hit-and-run in Mineola
Police have confirmed that Nicki Minaj's father, Robert Maraj, was killed in a hit-and-run in Mineola Friday.
They say it happened around 6:15 p.m. on Roslyn Road at the intersection of Raff Avenue.
Police say 64-year-old Maraj, of Mineola, was struck by a vehicle driving northbound.
He was transported to an area hospital where he later died on Saturday.
Minaj has not spoken publicly about her father's death.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.