Wife of furloughed government worker wins $100,000 and SUV in lottery

VIRGINIA -- The wife of a federal worker who was furloughed because of the government shutdown now has a few reasons to celebrate.

Carrie Walls of Virginia won $100,000 and an SUV in the lottery.

Her winning ticket was drawn on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 and she picked up her prizes on Friday.

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She said she will use some of the money to pay the bills.

Walls said she will also use some of her winnings to take her family to Disney World.

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