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A Second Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Erie County

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01/15/2014 -

For the second time in two weeks, the Pennsylvania Lottery has a mystery winner in Erie County.  

The Puff-N-Snuff store in Corry received a call from the Pennsylvania Lottery on Monday informing them that they had sold a winning ticket worth $250,000.

Store manager Debbie Baker was in disbelief when she received the call, "they said 'we'd like to inform you that you've had a cash five winner coming out of your store'. I was just in awe. I just couldn't believe it."

This is the second Erie County store to sell a winning ticket in two weeks. Just last week another winning ticket was sold in Waterford worth $325,000.

Neither winner has stepped forward to claim their prize, members of the community are surprised.

"I can't even believe it. People buy them, if you're gonna buy them, check them..." said Russell Miller of Spartansburg.

The owners of the mystery tickets have one year from the date of the drawing to claim their winnings.

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