$50,000 Powerball winner in Knox County

Powerball winner in Corryton gets $50,000.

KNOX COUNTY - UPDATE Monday, Aug. 7, 2017: A Sharps Chapel couple is $50,000 richer.

Greg and Beth Raley picked up their check Monday. Greg said he was traveling back from taking his daughter to meet her husband when he stopped at the Weigel's in Corryton to get a drink.

Raley said the person in front of him was buying lottery tickets so he decided to -- and he won!

The Powerball jackpot is now at $307 million. Mega Millions is at $346 million. It's the first time in 7 years that the games have been over $300 million at the same time, according to Tennessee Lottery spokesperson Kym Gerlock.

ORIGNAL STORY: Someone in Corryton, Tenn. has a $50,000 prize waiting for them!

After last night's drawing on Powerball, there were 26,720 winning tickets across Tennessee, according to a release. One of them including someone from Corryton.

The prize is still unclaimed at this time.

The jackpot is now at $307 million for Wednesday.

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