Broken sign blamed for $6 gas

(Photo/WDTN) Broken sigh blamed for high gas price.

VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) – Talk about sticker shock!

Some drivers in Vandalia may have gotten a real fright overnight when they thought the price of has had skyrocketed above $6 a gallon. The sign at the Speedway at 830 E. National Road advertised a gallon of regular for $6.09. According to the sign, diesel was selling for the eerie price of $6.66 a gallon.

2 NEWS called the gas station overnight and learned a malfunction was to blame. The real price was $3.89 a gallon.

The sign was fixed around 5:45 Monday morning. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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