BROWN COUNTY, Ohio - A resident of Sardinia in Brown County has won a $5 million top prize on an Ohio Lottery instant game.
Marion R. Clifton won $250,000 a year for the next 20 years after scratching a Super Millions game card.
The Super Millions top prize ticket has an annuity or cash prize option, and Clifton chose the annuity.
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent are withheld, Clifton receives a check for $177,500 annually for two decades.
Clifton purchased the top prize winning ticket from the Kroger grocery store on Sterling Run Boulevard in Mt. Orab. Kroger receives a $5,000 agent bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.
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