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Strathmore man wins $1M

STRATHMORE – Clinton Walls kept his cool after scanning his LOTTO 6/49 ticket at discovering he won $1 million dollars on the March 10 Guaranteed Prize draw.

Walls purchased his winning combination ticket at Wheatland Trail Co-op Gas Bar in Strathmore. He returned to the store three days after the draw to check his ticket.

“There were people at the store when I scanned my ticket,” he said. “I knew I wanted to keep the win to myself, so I stayed very calm.”

The winner said he is going to invest the majority of his windfall, but there is one fun purchase he’s hoping to make.

“I’m looking for a ‘56/’57 Sky Blue Chevy,” said Walls. “My father had one, I’ve always wanted one of my own.”