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Michigan resident scores $4.4 million on accidental lottery ticket purchase

FLINT, Mich. -- A simple mistake turned one lucky person into a millionaire.                    

In Flint someone said they mistakenly fed a $20 bill into a lotto ticket machine. They meant to only use $10, but decided to buy a Cash for Life ticket anyway.

It turned out to be a big winner.

It was worth at least $4.1 million. Workers at the store where the ticket was bought say the recent win has business booming.

The lucky person is now deciding between lifetime annual payments of about $200,000 or a lump sum of $4.4 million.

The lottery winner has chosen to remain anonymous.

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