Area woman wins big with $5 scratch-off ticket!

Published 08/14 2013 04:48PM

Updated 08/14 2013 05:49PM

URBANA -- One woman is $250,00 richer. Deeshawn Merriweather-Bragg scratched the winnings off a $5 lottery ticket. She bought it from Circle K.

Merriweather-Bragg says she's lived in Urbana all her life and can't believe this happened to her. She plans to use the money to help her kids and grandkids, as well as pay off some bills.

The Circle K gets $2,500 for selling a winning ticket.

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