DITMAS PARK - The clock is ticking Thursday for the person holding a second-place winning Powerball ticket.

The ticket, which was sold at Thriftway on Church Avenue in Ditmas Park, is set to expire if not claimed by midnight. A sign hangs in the window of the store urging customers who play Lotto to check their tickets immediately.

Some residents say maybe someone forgot to check their ticket or maybe an elderly person bought the ticket and didn't realize.

If the winner fails to come forward, the $1 million prize will go back into the pot.