RALEIGH, N.C. -- A truck driver is $200,000 richer after stopping for a cup of coffee while driving to Greensboro.

Lewis Hooper of Pine Grove, Pa decided to also grab a lottery ticket while getting his coffee fix at the New Dixie on N.C. 33 in Whitakers.

“I don’t know why, but I decided to grab a scratch-off ticket,” Hooper said. “I really only stopped for a cup of coffee.”

Hopper scratched off the $200,000 Taxes Paid ticket in his truck.

“I didn’t know what to think,” Hooper said when he saw that he won. “I didn’t believe it.”

Hooper took home $200,001 and plans to save the money.

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