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Nicki Minaj’s father killed in hit-and-run

Nicki Minaj’s father killed in hit-and-run

NEW YORK — The father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver near New York City, police said Sunday.

Robert Maraj, 64, was walking on a road in Mineola, Long Island at 6:15 p.m. (2315 GMT) on Friday when he was hit, Nassau County Police Department said in a statement.

The driver left the scene of the accident, and Maraj was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday.

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“The investigation is ongoing,” police added.

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The statement did not specify Maraj’s relationship to Minaj, but a police spokesman confirmed he was her father.

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