A lucky Rossville man is getting familiar with his brand new vehicle courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. 

Earl Ayers II, 48, was selected as a winner from the Jackpot Series Second Chance Promotion, winning a 2015 Kia Optima EX. 

Ayers was awarded his brand new whip Monday at Ed Voyles Kia, in Smyrna. 

“My wife saw my name on the Internet. She freaked out, hollering,” Ayers said of his wife, Dea. “I thought she tricked me. When I saw it, I was totally shocked.”

Jackpot Series is a family of Georgia Lottery instant games with prizes ranging from $50,000 to $3 million.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $16.5 billion to the state of Georgia for education