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Brownsville woman wins $1 million in lottery
A Brownsville woman is feeling like a million bucks after winning a million-dollar prize in the Mega Millions lottery drawing this week.
Denise Garza says she hit five numbers minus the mega ball in Tuesday's historic drawing.
Garza is the only one in Texas to reportedly win the $1 million prize.
The 28-year-old school clerk ran home during her lunch break Wednesday afternoon to check her ticket after hearing the winning numbers were sold at a store near her home.
Garza says she typically never plays the lotto.
The wife and mother of three threw a big party in Brownsville on Wednesday night to celebrate.
She says she plans to buy a new car, and she won't be going back to work for the rest of the week.
Garza and her husband fantasized about winning, and they're thrilled that their dream has become a reality.