Local resident wins $500,000

ESCANABA – One lucky Escanaba resident hit the jackpot Wednesday and will soon be $500,000 richer.

Tyler Larson, 20 of Escanaba, purchased the $10 Black & Gold scratch off ticket at Elmer’s County Market where he is employed as a bagger. According to Elmer’s County Market, the Michigan Lottery has confirmed the ticket, however, Larson has not yet gone to Lansing to collect his winnings.