Average Ala. price for regular falls to $2.05

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Lower oil prices continue to drive down the cost of gasoline.

AAA Alabama reports the statewide average for regular fuel fell another two cents overnight to $2.05 a gallon.

In some areas of the state, regular has tumbled below the $2 mark.

The national average for regular is $2.08.

Midgrade averages $2.14 and premium is $2.20 a gallon, on average.

A year ago, Alabamians were paying $3.01 a gallon, on average.

Regular is cheapest in Montgomery at $1.97.

The highest metro average was found in Birmingham at $2.10 a gallon.

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