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Cobb County Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Barrett Parkway at Dallas Highway on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7:02 p.m.

According to investigators, 58-year-old Frank Thompson of Austell was stopped at a red traffic signal on Barrett Parkway at Dallas Highway in a silver 2002 Saturn SC1. He was in the left travel lane.

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A green 2006 Volkswagen Beetle being driven by 20-year-old Cikira Faison of Dallas was southbound on Barrett Parkway approaching Dallas Highway in the left lane. Faison did not stop and crashed the Beetle into the rear of the stopped Saturn.

Mr. Thompson was critically injured in the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Ms. Faison was not injured. Based on information gathered by investigators that indicate an intentional collision, Ms. Faison was charged with Aggravated Assault and Murder. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact investigators at 770-499-3945 or 770-499-3987.