Frederick couple win $17 million in Lotto jackpot

September 04, 1997

FREDERICK -- A Frederick couple are $17 million richer today after winning the state lottery's largest Lotto jackpot in more than a year.

The pair, who don't want to be identified, bought their ticket at Village Way Liquors in Walkersville. They claimed the prize Tuesday after discovering they had won Sunday. The winning numbers were 8-12-13-38-40-42.

According to the lottery agency, the couple plan to spend the money on their two children, buy a house and contribute to charity.

Pub Date: 9/04/97

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