The Tappahannock Police Department reports a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred just before 6 o’clock Friday morning, August 22nd. The accident was in the area of Marsh Street and Route 17 when a car driven by Lottie M. Taliaferro of Tappahannock was driving a 2002 Izuzu east on Marsh Street at an excessive rate of speed and failed to stop at a stop-sign and struck a 2001 Chrysler on Route 17 driven by Kristi S. Johnson of Tappahannock. Johnson was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on scene. Taliaferro was transported to Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and later flown to VCU Medical Center. The crash remains under investigation by the Tappahannock Police Department and charges are pending.