RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — An Orange County man turned a $1 lottery ticket into a prize of nearly $1 million.

North Carolina Education Lottery officials said Thursday that Vann Ray of Efland won the jackpot of $953,275 in a drawing Tuesday.

He collected his prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters and took home $676,921 after taxes.

He bought his Quick Pick ticket from Efland M-Mart in Efland.