Cocoa man wins $2,500 A Week for Life scratch-off ticket

Man chose one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,330,000, officials said

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, scratch-off lottery tickets for sale are on display at Eagles Express in Knightdale, N.C. North Carolina’s lottery has steadily grown over its first decade and its leaders say it has room to grow even more in the coming years. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

A 61-year-old Cocoa man became a big winner of the $2,500 A Week for Life scratch-off game, Florida Lottery officials announced.

Mikell Hewell chose to accept his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,330,000, officials said.

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The winning ticket was purchased at Sunshine Food Mart in Titusville, according to lottery officials.

This scratch-off ticket costs $5.

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