A 29-year-old Columbus woman won a $45,000 lottery prize after buying an instant win ticket at Shell Mart, 5900 Veterans Parkway.
Nikisha Wright won the money while playing the GL Black & White game, according to a Georgia Lottery news release.
“I went in to buy a different ticket, and I changed my mind,” Wright says in the news release. “It is a new ticket, and I figured I’d try it out.”
Wright is a call center employee, the news release notes. She and her husband, Derenic, have one son.
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“I don’t know what to think," Wright says in the news release. "I plan to help out my family members."