Largo woman wins $1M Lottery prize

A Largo woman hit the jackpot recently, according to the Florida Lottery.

Carmelina Cordero, 69, of Largo, is taking home $1 million after winning the $1,000 a Week for Life prize from the multi-state draw game Cash4Life. The drawing was held Aug. 11. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1 million.

Cordero purchased the ticket from Publix at 10411 Ulmerton Road in Largo. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning the ticket.