Thomasville man wins $49 million dollar jackpot

A Thomasville man has hit the jackpot, not the $500 million Powerball jackpot, but the $49 million Mega Millions jackpot!

"Honey, we won the lotto!" is what 55-year-old Zippy Vonier announced to his wife Wednesday morning after discovering that he won $50 million.

The winnining ticket was sold at Susie Qs on 13091 US Highway 319 North.

The jackpot increased from an advertised $49 million to $50 million after final sales were tallied. Vonier selected the cash option and will receive $38,197,097 before taxes

The winning numbers were: 5-12-26-42-49 and a Mega Ball of 24.