Sandy relief worker wins $100K scratch-off

    A Chicago resident and New Jersey native returned home to help with the hurricane clean-up efforts and is going home $100,000 richer.

    According to, John Turner, a water mitigation and restoration technician for National Catastrophe Solutions of Chicago, headed east and stopped in New York before heading to New Jersey.

    While at a deli in Neptune, New Jersey, he purchased a few instant scratch-offs and one of the tickets was a $100,000 winner.

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    A press release mentioned in the story states that Turner plans to use the money to pay some bills and perhaps buy an investment property around Chicago.

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