CHICAGO
11/02/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

35 Cent Gas At Illinois Station

A mistake by an attendant at a Pekin gas station caused a stampeded of drivers filling up for 35 cents a gallon, the Peoria Journal Star reports:

"We lost about 1,000 gallons of gas and about $3,500," Mimi Zidan, owner of the Lucky Mart on Derby Street, said Wednesday. "But I don't feel too bad because the people looked so happy when they were buying gas. If I can do this for them, that's all right."

Tuesday evening, the attendant on duty at Lucky Mart on Derby Street realized something was wrong when the customers' bills added up to no more than $5 or $6 each after topping off their gas tanks.

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