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9/13/2017 - Craddockville Man Hits it Big in The Va. Lottery - Click here to print this information

It was the middle of the night, and John Lange couldn't sleep. So the Craddockville man decided to get up and check the winning numbers in the recent Virginia Lottery Cash 5drawing. What he saw took his breath away.

"The numbers were right there, looking back at me," he said.

His ticket matched all five winning numbers for the August 7 night drawing: 2-9-15-28-30.

"I woke up my wife and said, I think we just won $100,000," he said. "We never did get back to sleep that night!"

He bought his winning ticket at Tru Blu Exmore, located at 4015 Main Street in Exmore. He selected the numbers on his ticket using favorite numbers that hes been playing for years.

Mr. Lange, who is retired, said he intends to use his winnings for some home improvement and put the rest in the bank.

Cash 5 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The chances of winning the $100,000 top prize are 1 in 278,256.

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