SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Diane Howard, of Clinton, bought a $30 scratch-off and won a $4 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Howard bought her winning ticket from the Circle K on West N.C. 24 in Warsaw.

When Howard arrived at lottery headquarters Monday, she had a choice to make.

She could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $200,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $2.4 million.

She chose the lump sum of $2.4 million.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, she took home $1,710,009.

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