ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — An Elizabeth City man won a $138,731 Cash 5 jackpot.
Lyman Sawyer beat odds of 1 in 749,398 to match all five numbers in the Feb. 1 drawing.
He claimed his prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $96,419.
Sawyer bought the $1 Quick Pick ticket at the Eagle Mart on Weeksville Road in Elizabeth City.