The man plans to save his prize.

The man plans to save his prize.

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A 56-year-old Michigan man noticed someone calling but decided not to answer the phone because he didn’t recognize the number.

But unlike an unwanted spam call, this one was worth answering.

“Later that night I was checking my email and saw a message from the lottery saying that I won $100,000” the Washtenaw County man, whose name was not released, told Michigan Lottery officials. “As soon as I saw it, I remembered the mystery call and listened to the message left.”

His name was drawn in a random drawing for the $300,000,000 Second Chance Diamond Fortune game, according to an Oct. 3 press release from the Michigan Lottery. He entered the draws by scanning his non-winning Diamond Riches tickets into the lottery app.

“I’m not sure I slept an hour that night, I was so happy to win,” he said in a press release. “The next morning I called the lottery to make an appointment to claim my prize!”

He plans to save the prize money, the report says.

Washtenaw County is located in southeast Michigan, near Detroit and home to Ann Arbor.

Caitlin Alanis is a reporter for McClatchy National Real-Time who lives in Kansas. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications and Journalism.