According to the highway patrol, a vehicle driven by Makayla Horton, 16, rear-ended a second vehicle when Horton failed to reduce speed. Horton has been charged with failure to reduce speed and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. The vehicle that was rear-ended then pushed into the opposite lane, colliding with the motorcycle and another vehicle. The motorcyclist was identified Friday as Michael Shane Thatcher, 27, of 523 Hilliard Road in Fuquay Varina. The crash included four passenger vehicles and a motorcycle, according to officials.