$420 million Powerball ticket sold in Lafayette

FILE PHOTO: Powerball tickets
FILE PHOTO: Powerball tickets

LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (WKRN)- A winning Powerball ticket worth $420.9 million was sold in Lafayette, lottery officials said Sunday.

The winning ticket in Saturday’s drawing matched all six Powerball numbers. It was the 200th ticket sold by the Tennessee Lottery worth $1 million or more.

The winning numbers selected were 17, 19, 21, 37, 44, with the Powerball 16.

The jackpot soared to a reported $420.9 million on Saturday due to last-minute ticket-buying.

The prize is paid out over 30 years, with the option of a lump sum payment, which officials said would add up to about $254.7 million.

Lottery officials did not immediately released which store sold the winning ticket.

Saturday’s jackpot was the second largest Powerball prize in Tennessee lottery history, after a family in Munford won $528 million in January.

The winner has yet to come forward and claim their prize.

Since 2004, the Tennessee lottery has raised more than $3.9 billion for education.

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