Pender County man bags $200,000 scratch-off lottery prize

Pender County man bags $200,000 scratch-off lottery prize
NC Education Lottery (Source: NC Education Lottery | WNCN)

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (WECT) - Eric McVey of Hampstead tried his luck on a CA$H PLU$ scratch-off ticket and won a $200,000 top prize, according to the N.C. Education Lottery.

McVey purchased his winning $5 ticket from the Hampstead Country Store on U.S. Highway 17 South in Hampstead.

He claimed his prize Thursday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $141,501 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

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