Popular rapper, Nicki Minaj has lost her father Robert Maraj, in a hit-and-run accident.

The Nassau County Police Department said in a statement that Maraj, 64, was walking in Mineola, Long Island, on Friday at 6:15 p.m. when he was “was struck by a northbound, undescribed, vehicle that left the scene of the accident.”

Police also confirmed that Maraj who died on Saturday, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Meanwhile, CNN has reported that the homicide squad is investigating.

Minaj has not yet made public comments about her father’s death.

CNN is reaching out to her representatives for comment.