Opelika police chase ends in fatal crash

A high speed chase in Lee County ends in a fatality. Opelika Police tried to pull over a motorcycle on Marvyn Parkway for erratic driving.  Officers say the motorcyclist refused to stop and accelerated at a high rate of speed.  He eventually lost control and crashed.  Orlando Henderson of Salem was pronounced dead on the scene.

Henderson's body has been sent to the Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

Investigators say the officer did not violate the department's pursuit policy.