Winning Florida Lottery ticket worth $40,000 days away from expiring

The Florida Lottery is issuing an urgent reminder to its residents to promptly check their lottery tickets, as a FANTASY 5 ticket worth a substantial $39,743.86 remains unclaimed. 

This announcement was made on Friday, and the clock is ticking, with the ticket's expiration set for next Friday, November 10, at midnight, if the fortunate winner fails to come forward.

The winning numbers for this particular ticket, drawn on May 14, were 14-18-25-27-29. 

The ticket was initially purchased from Publix, located at 5678 Capital Circle Northwest in Tallahassee. 

To claim the prize, the ticket holder must make their way to a Florida Lottery District Office.

With this sizeable sum at stake, the Florida Lottery is encouraging all ticket holders to check their numbers and ensure they don't miss out on this significant windfall before it becomes forfeit.