(UPI) A Pennsylvania man on a camping trip in Delaware made a stop for supplies and ended up winning $15,000 from a lottery ticket.
The 49-year-old man from Columbia, Penn., told Delaware Lottery officials he was on a camping trip just outside of Milton when he made a supply run to the Uncle Willie's store in Lewes.
The man said he bought four $5 scratch-off lottery tickets at the business.
He said he was back in his campsite before he discovered one of the tickets, a Double Sided DOLLARS Instant Game, was a $15,000 winner.
"I scratched it and I just started staring at the ticket," the winner said. I just couldn't believe what I saw.
The camping enthusiast said he already has some ideas for his winnings.
"This was a really nice surprise at a great time. My better half and I were just looking into getting a new roof. This will really help with that," he said.Copyright 2019 by United Press International