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Decision to visit a second store leads woman to $300,000 lottery prize

A Kingstree, S.C., woman said she decided to visit a second store to buy a lottery ticket and ended up winning $300,000 from a scratch-off game. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/6c1790ea3fd8de7d2e59ee98604c164e/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
A Kingstree, S.C., woman said she decided to visit a second store to buy a lottery ticket and ended up winning $300,000 from a scratch-off game. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A South Carolina woman said her decision to visit a second store to buy a lottery ticket led to her winning $300,000.

The Kingstree woman told South Carolina Education Lottery officials she was at the grocery store recently and made the decision to buy her lottery ticket next door, at Busy Corner #3 in Kingstree, instead of purchasing one from the store she was already visiting.

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The woman selected a $10 Fun Fortune scratch-off ticket and revealed the $300,000 prize.

"It was my lucky day," the winner said.

The woman said she plans to spend her winnings on home renovations.

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