January 26, 2008 4:20 PM, EST

Diesel Drops 2.8¢ to $2.268

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Diesel fuel’s national average price fell 2.8 cents to $2.268 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

The decline left trucking’s main fuel 99.1 cents below the same week last year, DOE said following its weekly survey of filling stations.

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