Diesel drops almost three cents overnight; 24 states below $3 per gallon

| 11/7/2008

The price of diesel dropped nearly 3 cents overnight, according to ProMiles. The national average for Friday morning, Nov. 7, was $3.04 a gallon, down 2.7 cents from Thursday.

ProMiles also showed 24 states with average prices below the $3 dollar per gallon mark.

The lowest average was in Oklahoma, where diesel was $2.76 per gallon. The highest average was in Connecticut at $3.55 per gallon. The biggest overnight drop was in Maine, where prices fell 8.9 cents to $3.20 per gallon.