OCOEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Luck follows some people no matter where they go.READ MORE: CBS4 Investigates: Man Accused Of Killing Ryan Rogers Could Have Faced Two Decades In Prison For Prior Crime
Such was the case for a Florida woman fleeing her home because of Hurricane Irma. She’ll go back home with $10,000 after buying a lottery scratch-off ticket during a stop in North Carolina.READ MORE: Glenneisha Darkins Perseveres During Art Week Despite Challenges
The N.C. Education Lottery reports Tiffany Hatfield of Ocoee, Florida, stopped at a Rocky Mount convenience store before continuing to Virginia. The mother of three said she only stopped at the store because her daughter had to use the bathroom. She said she and her children started screaming when they realized they won.
Hatfield claimed her prize on Tuesday. She is already on her way back to Florida, and said she plans to use the money for any repairs she needs, and to redecorate the house with any money left over.MORE NEWS: New Warning For Parents Regarding Omicron COVID-19 Variant
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