2000-07-25 10:51:25.93


A St. Louis woman turned $1 into a new truck after the Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket she purchased turned out to be a top-prize winner. Margaret Jackson (63104*), 50, said she stopped in Johnson’s Amoco, 205 S. Vandeventer in St. Louis on Friday to buy a fruit punch drink. While there, she decided to buy one "Truckin’ To Luckytown" instant ticket. "A couple of people at work have played this game, so I decided to buy one," said Jackson. "I’ve been talking about getting a truck." In addition to the 2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4WD Supercrew Styleside SB truck, Jackson will also receive $500 for gas money. The lottery will pay 28 percent federal and 4 percent state withholding tax on the prize package. "Truckin’ To Luckytown" officially went on sale June 10. * winner’s zip code to determine coverage area

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