A Black Hawk County woman is $30,000 richer thanks to a timely visit to a local convenience store and the Iowa Lottery.

Debra Thome of Raymond claimed the 48th of 91 top prizes of $30,000 available in the lottery’s “Bonus Crossword” scratch game.

Thome bought her winning ticket at Casey’s, 5202 Lafayette Road in Elk Run Heights, and claimed her prize Tuesday at the lottery’s regional office in Cedar Rapids.

Bonus Crossword is a $3 scratch game. More details about how to play this game, and the number of prizes still up for grabs in it can be found on the Iowa Lottery’s website, www.ialottery.com.

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