SANFORD, N.C. (WNCN) — A Lee County man is celebrating after an exciting lottery win, the North Carolina Education Lottery announced Tuesday.

Lottery officials said Obal Crabtree Jr., of Sanford, won $100,000 after trying his luck on a $20 scratch-off.

They said Crabtree bought his lucky 100X The Cash ticket from Smoker Friendly, a tobacco shop on Jefferson Davis Highway in Sanford.

Crabtree claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Monday and took home $71,256 after required state and federal tax withholdings.

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