Cortland County resident wins $105 million Mega Millions jackpot

A Cortland County resident won the Mega Millions jackpot over the weekend.

The individual ticketholder, who's identity has not been released, has come forward to claim their $105 million prize.

The life-changing ticket was purchased at the Mirabito gas station located at 7073 Route 281 in Preble. The New York Lottery said it will announce the winner's identity in the near future.

"We are thrilled that a New Yorker has taken the Mega Millions jackpot," New York Lottery Director Gweneth Dean said in a news release. "This lucky individual just became one of Central New York's richest individuals, and we can't wait to introduce the winner to everyone."

The winning numbers from Friday's drawing were: 05 – 39 – 54 – 63 – 66 Mega Ball (15).

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