WJZ BREAKING: Delaware State Police Trooper Dies After Being Shot At A Wawa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Police: Gang Member Arrested For 2014 Murder Of Toddler McKenzie Elliott

Kentucky Teen Wins $1M Powerball Prize

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teenager has claimed a $1 million Powerball prize.

The Kentucky Lottery says in a news release that 18-year-old Tanya Herrera of Campbellsville matched the first five of the six numbers in last Wednesday’s drawing.

Herrera says she was visiting her father in Somerset when she bought the ticket. She says she had little experience playing the lottery.

After checking the numbers online, her father suggested she go to the store where she bought the ticket. She scanned the ticket at the store herself and thought the machine was broken when it showed she won $1 million.

Herrera said she plans to use some of her winnings to pay for college.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live