PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - As the number of coronavirus cases in the area continue to rise, gas prices continue to fall.
AAA says after gas prices fell 12 cents last week, the average price of gas has gone down another 13 cents this week and is going for $2.35 on average according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
The main reason for the drop in price is crude oil is at an 18-year low.
Prices last week averaged $2.48 and this time last year was $2.79.
AAA provided the average price of gas for the following areas: $2.181 Altoona$2.465 Beaver$2.385 Bradford$2.399 Brookville$2.374 Butler$2.410 Clarion$2.370 Du Bois$2.376 Erie$2.314 Greensburg$2.355 Indiana$2.403 Jeannette$2.411 Kittanning$2.283 Latrobe$2.293 Meadville$2.419 Mercer$2.001 New Castle$2.406 New Kensington$2.407 Oil City$2.453 Pittsburgh$2.401 Sharon$2.430 Uniontown$2.398 Warren$2.311 Washington