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The national average price of gasoline fell 1.6 cents to $3.674 per gallon for the week ending June 9, according to federal data.

The price of a gallon of regular unleaded is now 1.9 cents higher than it was a year ago, reports the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The price of gasoline fell in seven of the nine sub-regions tracked by the agency. The sharpest decline came in the Lower Atlantic, where it fell 2.4 cents. The price rose slightly in the Rocky Mountain region and in the West Coast region excluding California.

The average price of gasoline now costs at least $3.50 in 35 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Meanwhile, the average price of diesel fell 2.6 cents to $3.892 per gallon. Diesel is now 4.3 cents higher than it was a year ago.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet