September 28, 2009 3:00 PM, EDT

Diesel Drops 2.1¢ to $2.601 in Fourth Straight Decline

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The national average price of diesel fuel fell for a fourth straight week, dropping 2.1 cents to $2.601 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

Trucking’s main fuel has now fallen 7.3 cents in the past month, and the latest price left it $1.358 below the same week last year, DOE said.

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