Yokasta Boyer, from Clifton has discovered a year-old lottery ticket worth $472,271 after sorting through her documents in preparation for due taxes.
Boyer has both a full-time job and a part-time job, working 60 hours a week so the Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket has done her a huge favor. She now hopes to be able to cut her work hours during the Christmas Holidays to spend more time with her loved ones.
Officials say she's found the ticket just in time, putting in her claim on April 1st, when the expiration would have been April 14th. The Jersey Cash 5 was purchased at Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Ave. In Clifton. Boyer states she has no plans for the money apart from to pay off her financial debts.