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DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — A Dawson Creek resident recently found a BC/49 ticket while cleaning his truck, resulting in him becoming $75,000 richer.

Kyle MacDonald said he was sitting in his truck cleaning up some old receipts when he found the ticket.

“When I went to scan the ticket, I was just like, ’wow, really?’ I thought it was crazy,” MacDonald recalled.

With his winnings, MacDonald plans to surprise his family with an impromptu vacation.

MacDonald purchased the winning ticket for the October 8th draw at the Dawson Co-op Gas Bar on 8th Street.

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Tre Lopushinsky is the News Director at, and a NAIT broadcasting graduate. His love for local journalism started in Lloydminster, where he realized the importance of covering issues/topics for smaller municipalities. He is also the co-host of Before The Peace, highlighting Indigenous voices in the North Peace. In his off time, Tre is yelling at his tv while watching pro wrestling, MMA, and basketball.