RIO LINDA (CBS13) — A former vocational nurse’s retirement just got a whole lot sweeter.
The California Lottery says Drucilla Ferguson is one of the latest people to strike it big playing on a Million Dollar Multiplier Scratchers ticket.READ MORE: Survivors Of Two Pandemics Credit Pets With Helping Them Survive
Ferguson bought the lucky ticket at the Stop And Shop Market along Dry Creek Road in Rio Linda. It won her $1 million, before taxes.READ MORE: California's Capitol Lit-Up Pink for Second Night, Women Talk End of Roe v. Wade
“This is a blessing to be able to help my children,” said Ferguson in a statement to the lottery.
Lottery officials say Ferguson is now working to establish a trust.MORE NEWS: Vehicle Crashes Into Heritage Oaks Hospital In Sacramento
The lucky Rio Linda retailer also gets $5,000 for selling the winning ticket.