SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -

Lottery officials say a winning $750,000 scratch-off ticket was purchased at a store in Santa Cruz. 

Manuel Escobar-Martinez purchased the top prize-winning Bonus Crossword Scratchers ticket at Quality Market on Riverside Avenue.

Escobar-Martinez told state lottery officials he hasn't been back to his native El Salvador in more than 20 years and plans to use his winnings for a trip home. He doesn't know what he'll do with the rest of the money yet.