Police: Murder suspect may be traveling to Athens

A manhunt is underway for a murder suspect who police believe may be traveling to the Athens area.

Deputies in Hart County, near the South Carolina line, are searching for 39-year-old Tyrus Clark.

Officials say he's wanted on a murder charge and may be driving a 2002 extended cab ford F-150.

The truck is burgundy with a tan stripe and has Georgia plates with the tag number QBA-8641.

He is described as being 6-feet-2-inches tall and weighing around 150 pounds.

If you have any information on Clark's whereabouts, contact the Hart County Sheriff's Office or the Athens office of the GBI.