$105 million jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Cortland Co.

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New York Lottery officials say a $105 million winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Cortland County.

A local resident, who has come forward to claim the prize, purchased the ticket at the Mirabito gas station on Route 281 in Preble. The winner has not yet been identified.

“We are thrilled that a New Yorker has taken the Mega Millions jackpot,” New York Lottery Director Gweneth Dean said. “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 for the September 22 drawing were 5-39-54-63-66 and the Mega Ball was 15.

The winner will have the option of taking the $105 million prize in 29 laddered payments or a one-time payment of $66 million.

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