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Transit 29 Wilcoxson


Purchased City: Porter

Date Won: 8/1/2012

Amount Won: $2,000,000

Porter County co-workers snag $2 million Powerball® prize

Mondays can be a drag.  But, for 29 co-workers at Trailer Transit Inc. in Porter, Ind., this past Monday was the best ever.  The group of co-workers showed up for work Monday anxious to talk about their amazing fortune after winning $2 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing.  “It was the best Monday morning the company’s ever had,” said Mike Jones of Valparaiso, President of Trailer Transit Inc.  “Everybody’s been smiling and happy,” said David Wilcoxson, Vice President of the company. “It’s unbelievable,” said Jones.  “You almost think it’s too good to be true!” But it is true.  Each winner received $68,695 before taxes.  Read more about the Transit 29's big win here.

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