Male Wanted For Kensington Fatal Hit and Run Turns Himself In

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Jan 6, 2023

On October 26, 2022 Clarissa Haerrald 53- of Greenway Avenue was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at Frankford Ave. and Allegheny Avenues.  Police have been looking for the driver ever since.

Yesterday about 2:15 PM Travis Fields of the 8200 block of Fayette Street turned himself in to police to face charges.

He was arrested and charged with Homicide by Vehicle, Aggravated Assault by Vehicle, Involuntary Manslaughter, Simple Assault, REAP and related charges.



A Nissan Rogue was traveling northbound on Frankford Ave with four passengers. The Nissan attempted to make a left turn from northbound Frankford Avenue onto eastbound Allegheny Avenue. Two pedestrians were standing on the Northwest corner waiting for the bus. The Nissan lost control hitting both pedestrians and then made contact with steps outside Dental Offices.  PFD-Medic Unit transported a pedestrian to Temple University Hospital which was placed in critical condition.  PFD-Medic Unit transported another pedestrian to Temple University Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries at 2:00 P.M.. Operator of Nissan and four passenger were transported to hospital and listed in stable condition.