Wednesday, December 18, 2013
ATLANTA – A grocery store in Columbus has sold a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million.
Winn Dixie Store #0482, located at 1100 Hunt Ave. in Columbus, sold a Mega Millions ticket from the Dec. 17 drawing that matched the first five winning numbers.
Reginald McCoy of Columbus claimed his prize on Tuesday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Columbus.
Winning numbers from the drawing were: 8-14-17-20-39 and the Mega Ball was 7.
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