Local gas station lowered prices to $2.38/gallon Tuesday

PITTSBURGH — A local gas station lowered prices for regular gasoline to $2.38/gallon, the national average in 2021, on Tuesday.

According to a release from Americans for Prosperity in Pennsylvania (AFP-PA), the grassroots group took over the Sunoco gas station in Latrobe to save drivers some pain at the pump.

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The participating stations are located at 58 N Ligonier Street in Latrobe.

This was the group’s third gas price-lowering event in the area.

On June 22, rows of cars lined up for a two hour event at the BP gas station in Lower Burrell for their chance at cheaper gas.

PHOTOS: Local gas station lowered prices to $2.38/gallon for 2 hours

150 cars were able to fill up for $2.38/gallon.

Assuming an average 10-gallon tank in those cars, we estimated the price difference at the first event cost the gas station about $4000. 11 News was told Americans for Prosperity absorbed the costs.

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