Zephyrhills woman wins Powerball jackpot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - UPDATE:

Powerball winner is 84-year-old Gloria C. Mackenzie of Zephyrhills.

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Florida lottery officials in Tallahassee say the sole winner of the record $590 million Powerball jackpot has come forward.

The person's identity was not immediately released, but lottery officials said it was a woman from Zephyrhills.

The woman, who took the smaller lump-sum payment option, came to Tallahassee with her son and two attorneys.

A news conference is scheduled for 2 p.m.

The winner will not be present at the announcement, according to lottery officials.

The winning ticket was drawn May 18 and announced on the 19th.

The ticket was purchased at a Publix Supermarket in Zephyrhills.

abcactionnews.com and ABC Action News NOW will provide live coverage of the announcement at 2 p.m. You can also use the following link: http://wfts.tv/V2uW2W

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