Ohio motorists see lower gas prices to start work week

Gas prices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio motorists are seeing lower prices at the pump to start the work week after the holiday weekend.

A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $2.70 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s down 11 cents from last week.

Average prices in Ohio were below the nation’s average, which was $2.77 per gallon on Monday.

Ohio gas prices have remained significantly cheaper than last year at this time, when prices were averaging $3.57 per gallon.

Among the state’s metropolitan areas, the Canton and Massillon areas had the lowest average prices Monday, at $2.61 per gallon.

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