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Posted: September 13, 2017

Irma evacuee hits jackpot on scratch-off ticket


Irma evacuee hits jackpot on scratch-off ticket
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By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

A woman who left her Florida home, evacuating from Hurricane Irma, spent what may be the best $5 ever.

Tiffany Hatfield bought a $5 Diamond Dazzler when she stopped in North Carolina on her way to Virginia, WRAL reported

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That scratch-off ticket netted the Orange County mother $10,000.

And it couldn’t have come at a better time.

Hatfield told WRAL that she plans on using the windfall to repair her home after the storm.

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