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Franklin County man wins $100,000 from Virginia Lottery ticket

FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA – Ricky Chitwood says he wasn’t expecting much when he bought a ticket from the Virginia Lottery.

The Franklin County man bought a scratcher ticket at Stop In Food Store on Booker T. Washington Highway in Wirtz.

Chitwood ended up winning $100,000 from a Blazing Hot Crossword 5X ticket.

“I was really surprised!” he told Virginia Lottery officials as he claimed his prize.

Chitwood claimed the first of three top prizes in this game.

He said he may use his winnings to buy a new truck.

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