GAYLORD (AP) – A northern Michigan man has won the state’s fourth-largest Lotto 47 jackpot. And the clerk who works at the store that sold the ticket is getting a car.
Lottery officials say the winner of the $13.1 million jackpot traveled to Lansing with the ticket Friday and claimed a lump-sum prize of about $8.3 million.READ MORE: Chief White Says 'There's Reason To Believe' Remains Found In Detroit Belong to Missing Mother Latima Warren
The winner didn’t want his name released. The ticket for Wednesday’s drawing was sold at DerMiner’s Parkside Market in Gaylord. The winner told Lottery officials that he plans to give his car to a store clerk who needs one.READ MORE: Person Of Interest In Zion Foster Case Turns Himself In
Store owner Brian DerMiner accompanied the winner to Lansing. He says the man talked about helping others with the windfall, not himself.
MORE NEWS: Attorney Representing Abuse Survivors Speaks Out Following UM $490 Settlement
© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.