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Drivers in NJ, around country still seeing gas prices drop

Posted: 3:58 PM, Mar 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-21 15:58:19-04
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TRENTON, N.J. — Drivers in New Jersey and across the nation are still seeing plummeting gas prices amid the coronavirus outbreak and analysts expect that to continue.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.31, down eight cents from a week ago.

Drivers were paying $2.61 a gallon a year ago.

The national average gas price Friday was $2.17, down from $2.30 a week ago.

A year ago, motorists were paying $2.58 a gallon.

Analysts expect the national average to hit $2 per gallon before the end of the month.