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TRAGIC NEWS! Nick Minaj’s Father Reportedly Killed In A Hit-In-Run Accident In New York

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In very tragic news, Nicki Minaj reportedly lost her father, Robert Maraj, after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident in New York over the weekend. Details inside...

This Valentine’s Day Weekend took a turn for the ultimate worst for one female rapper.

Sadly, Nicki Minaj received news that her father, Robert Maraj, was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident in New York.

According to Nassau County police, Nicki’s father was walking on the road between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue in Mineola, NY Friday evening around 6pm EST when a car traveling northbound struck him. The 64-year-old was rushed to the hospital where he was first listed in critical condition. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead Saturday.

The police do not have a description of the vehicle that struck Nicki’s father and the Homicide Squad is investigating the case. Detectives are requesting that anyone with information about the crash to call Crime Stoppers, a confidential police hotline, at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

It’s unclear how close the 38-year-old rapper and her father were before his untimely death. However, there are a few photos of him floating around online. She also shared an IG Stories not too long ago that he was in:

A rep for Nicki confirmed her father’s death, but didn’t have a comment at this time.

Robert’s sister, Suzie Maraj, shared a Facebook post after his death:

I love you so much bro

Posted by Suzie Maraj on Sunday, February 14, 2021

The news of her father passing comes about five months after she welcomed her first child, a son, into the world.

Prayers up for Nicki and her family.

Photo: Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock.com

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