California Lottery ticket
California lottery ticket. Photo by Alexander Nguyen

California Lottery officials Tuesday identified a Powerball prize winner who netted $945,906, before taxes, with a ticket he bought in Huntington Beach on Nov. 15.

Efrain Flores narrowly missed hitting a jackpot of $103 million that day, according to Lottery officials, who said he got five of the six winning numbers in opting for the Quick Pick option. His ticket was missing only the red Powerball number 25.

Flores bought the ticket at Inces Beach Market, 18015 Beach Blvd.

–City News Service

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