North Carolina man wins $1 million lottery prize on his way to work

A Southern Pines man who stopped to buy a lottery ticket on his way to work over the weekend is now hundreds of thousands of dollars richer.

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- The Millionaire Maker lottery game making a millionaire in Moore County. Tyler Reese, Jr. of Southern Pines picking up his winning ticket from the Food Lion on Andrew Road in Fayetteville before work this weekend. And he went for the lump sum option, taking home just under $425,000 after taxes, where he says that he and his wife plan to build another home and pay off some bills, as they are getting close to retirement. But they say they'll also contribute to the community and share some prize money with the family as well. So they have some lucky family members.

- Family members are ringing them up right now, you know.

-Yeah.