Lottery winner: “I was dumbfounded!”

Daryle Halterman of Suffolk won $125,000 playing Virginia Lottery's Lucky Numbers Scratcher game.
Daryle Halterman of Suffolk won $125,000 playing Virginia Lottery's Lucky Numbers Scratcher game.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A Suffolk man’s decision to buy a lottery ticket at a Gas N Go was a life-changing one. Daryle Halterman scratched the ticket while still at the Holland Road store and had to show it to the clerk to confirm what he saw. According to lottery officials, the clerk looked at the ticket then hugged Halterman.

He was a top-prize winner of $125,000.

Halterman is an agricultural inspector. He said he plans to use his winnings to pay off his bills.

The Lucky Numbers scratcher game is one of dozens available from the Virginia Lottery. For more info, visit their website, follow their Facebook or Twitter pages or check them out on YouTube.

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