Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A Virginia man said he was only trying to escape from the sudden rain when he scored a $158,377 lottery jackpot.
Garland Harrison of Petersburg told Virginia Lottery officials he was out walking recently when a sudden downpour left him scrambling for cover.
Harrison said he ducked into the Produce Center store to escape the rain and decided to buy a Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot ticket.
The man said he didn't realize until he arrived home later that the ticket was a $158,377 jackpot winner.
"It feels good to win," Harrison told officials when he claimed his prize.
The winner said he doesn't yet have any plans for his windfall.