Mega Millions

Oh, so close: King William woman wins $1 million in Mega Millions lottery

Oh, so close: King William woman wins $1 million in Mega Millions lottery

Kelley Brooks Mega Millions lottery ticket matched the first five numbers drawn on Tuesday. She missed the Mega Ball number, but still ended that day a million bucks richer.

The Aylett woman’s husband reminded her to pick up a lottery ticket for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing, according to a Virginia Lottery news release, and she’s lucky he did.

Brooks stopped by the Chill Stop on the Richmond Tappahannock Highway in King William and asked for an Easy Pick Mega Millions Lottery Ticket, the release said. The computer picked the numbers for her.

On Wednesday her husband, Larry, called her and told her she’d won the lottery, according to the release. She told him...

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