(CBS DETROIT) – A man from Alpena is a millionaire after winning the Mega Millions prize in the April 8 drawing.
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Jason Fletcher, 45, matched the five white balls – 08-11-29-32-40 – in the April 8 drawing to win a $1 million prize.
The winning ticket was bought at Hillman EZ Mart, located at 27400 M-32 in Hillman. Hillman is located about 25 miles west of Alpena.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
“I buy a Mega Millions ticket every once in a while,” said Fletcher. “I checked my ticket the morning after the drawing and when I saw I had matched five numbers, I didn’t know what to think. It was a jaw-dropping moment. Me and my family looked the ticket over several times to make sure I wasn’t missing something.”
The lucky player visited the Michigan Lottery headquarters to claim his prize and said that with his winnings he plans to pay bills and invest.MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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