A Hudson Valley woman won $1 million thanks to a gift from her neighbor.

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Last week, Donna Croshier of Highland claimed her $1,000,000 top New York Lottery prize on the $1,000,000 Payout Bonus scratch-off ticket, according to New York State Lottery officials.

Croshier told lottery officials the ticket was a gift from her neighbor. A gift of a lifetime!

“My ticket was a gift from a neighbor,” Croshier while taking photos with her $1 million New York State Lottery check.

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The ticket was purchased at the Hannaford in Bridge View Plaza on Route 9W in Highland. With the winnings, Croshier wants to change to part-time work and take a nice vacation. She also will thank her neighbor.

“I’d like to take a vacation and then switch to part-time,” Croshier told New York State Lottery officials “I’d also like to thank my neighbor who gave me the ticket.”

Croshier elected to receive her $1,000,000 prize in a single, according to the New York State Lottery. Her lump sum payment totals $598,920 after required withholdings, officials say.

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