$1 Million Virginia Lottery Winner Found

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Rockingham County, Va. (Wric) - A million dollar jackpot was found in West Virginia, but the woman who won it did not know at first how much her ticket was worth.

Vanessa Hernandez Lopez lives in Broadway, a city in Rockingham County. Her boyfriend had bought her a ticket before drawing on May 10

When the ticket matched the first five numbers of the drawing, Hernandez López was excited, but wasn't sure how much he had won.

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At the same time, the Virginia Lottery was looking for the winner of the million dollar ticket, which was bought in the city of Timberville

Hernandez López and her boyfriend took the ticket to a nearby store and scanned it, confirming that they had won, but not revealing the ticket to Harrisonburg,

where the nearest Virginia Lottery customer service counter was located. Had to buy a ticket for , $1 million in total.

All Four Henrico County Spray Parks Are Now Open In a press release, the Virginia Lottery said that Hernandez-López "has no immediate plans to win from him

Hernandez López was one of two people to match five numbers across the country, but the $131 million jackpot, which requires all six numbers to match, is still up for grabs