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A Monroe County man won $285,908from the Georgia Lottery.

According to a lottery news release, 65-year-old Hiram Davis of Juliette claimed his prize Thursday after he realized he was the lucky winnerof the Jan. 16 Fantasy 5 drawing.

"I remembered that I bought a ticket," he said, according to thr release. "I looked in my billfold and checked the numbers while I was at the grocery store."

Davis is a retired subcontractor. He told the lottery that he and his wife, Jo, plan to buy a new truck with their winnings.

Davis bought his winningticket from the Rum Creek Convenience Store, at 8703 Highway 87 in Juliette.

The winning numbers of the Fantasy Five drawing were: 8-11-20-29-36.

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