Copiah County Lottery Player Wins $1 Million Prize


The winner of a $1 million dollar Mega Millions lottery prize in Mississippi has chosen to remain anonymous. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation says the player from Copiah County bought the ticket at RBs One Stop in Hazlehurst. The ticket matched five of the numbers in Tuesday night's drawing and was one number away from winning the $865 million jackpot. The winner claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Flowood Wednesday afternoon.