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.
► Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WFMY News 2 App now.
© 2017 WFMY-TV