Average gas price drops under $2 for local region

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline is finally under the $2.00 mark for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls region, dropping to an average of $1.99, according to AAA.

Buffalo has seen gas prices below $2.00 for a few weeks at various gas stations, however this is the first day the average has gone below that mark. This is the lowest price paid for a gallon of gas in Buffalo since early 2009.

New York State is still in the top ten most expensive average gas prices, with the figure currently sitting at $2.02 a gallon. The national average is down to $1.73 respectfully.

A year ago today, the average price in Buffalo was $2.47.

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