Gas Station Goof: Diesel Ain't Unleaded

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We're not exactly sure why this happened, but we know that in the wake of Katrina and the impending onslaught of Rita, people in the petroleum industry are naturally distracted. Still, this strikes us as a pretty major gaffe: a tanker-truck operator in the Fort Wayne, IN area filled a petrol tank with diesel fuel. The mistake wasn't discovered until drivers who'd filled up their tanks with the wrong fuel began to experience stalling soon after restarting their cars. Though the Citgo station owners are taking full responsibility for the repairs, something tells us that tanker truck driver might be haulin' not-from-concentrate OJ sooner than later.


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