Computer error puts gas at $1.40 in OH

June 25, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The store clerk told a local TV station he didn't know how to fix the problem and was having trouble reaching his store manager.

Vehicles clogged the area around a Marathon station in suburban Sycamore Township while the bargain was available for roughly three hours on Tuesday, until Hamilton County sheriff's deputies persuaded the station to shut down.

Tiffany Smith waited in line for two hours to take advantage of the deal. She says these days, her family has to decide between buying food or buying gas, and the fuel price glitch would allow her to do both.