Monday, April 28, 2014
ATLANTA – A Rockdale County woman has captured an invigorating Fantasy 5 jackpot prize worth more than a half million dollars. Tonya Baron of Conyers matched all five numbers from the March 28 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the $544,931 jackpot prize.
“I’m very excited,” said Baron, 45. “I’ve been talking about buying a home.”
Baron purchased her Quik Pik ticket at Corner Market, 4624 Highway 138 S.W. in Stockbridge.
“I went to get gas, and I checked my ticket,” she said. “The clerk told me, and I didn’t know how to react. I was excited.”
Winning numbers from the March 28 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 3-17-18-23-34.
The lucky winner is a manager for an auto parts store and lives with her husband, Thomas.
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