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MONROE, N.C. -- A retired firefighter in Union County has a reason to celebrate.

Richard Mason, from Monroe, took home more than $93,000 after playing the Carolina Cash 5.

The numbers from his Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers.

Mason says, "I'm going to live a little more worry-free."

He split the $268,850 jackpot with one other person. His share was $134,425 before taxes.

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