Woman finds $1M lottery ticket in pile of old mail

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KENTWOOD, Mich. — A Kentwood woman is $1 million richer after finding a winning Mega Millions ticket in a pile of old mail.

During a recent visit to the store, the clerk told Tuttle someone had won $1 million with a ticket purchased at the store.

Tuttle then went home to check a pile of some old mail where she found the ticket, learning she was the big winner, according to the Michigan State Lottery.

Linda Tuttle matched the winning numbers in the May 26 Mega Millions drawing: 01-39-52-69-72.

Tuttle claimed her prize on Tuesday in Lansing.