Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Retired Truck Driver Wins $5M in Lottery

Retired truck driver, Tim Lawton took a hunch and picked the winning Hoosier Lottery instant game ticket. "It was a fluke that I picked that one," Lawton said. "It was like a light went on and something told me to buy it."

Lawton is the first winner of "Indiana's $5 Million Club" scratch-off game. He chose the cash option and collecte $2.8 million after taxes, according to the Hoosire Lottery. He bought the ticket at Stateline Tobacco Discount, 6843 North Old 27. He says he will be helping his children and grandchildren with the prize money.



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