Ohio gas prices lower to start work week; state prices just below national average

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Ohio motorists are paying a little less for gasoline than they were last week.

A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.43 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's a couple of pennies down from a week ago, and it's a couple of cents more than last month at this time.

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The Ohio average is just below the national average, which was $3.44 on Monday, or about the same as a week ago.

Among Ohio's metropolitan areas, the Toledo are has lowest average at about $3.34 per gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices have driven the decline in prices over the past couple of weeks.