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Mix-up at pump sidelines drivers

Mix-up at pump sidelines drivers

A mix-up at the gas pump has caused headaches for drivers with gasoline cars that had diesel fuel pumped into their vehicles.

Between Monday night and Tuesday morning a fuel delivery truck for Keenan Advantage Group delivered fuel to the Shell station in the 1300 block of Jamestown Road.

The technician switched the diesel and gasoline, putting roughly 50 to 100 gallons of diesel fuel into the premium fuel tank, said Shell station owner, Ali Imran. 

"It was an honest mistake," Imran said. "We had no idea it happened until we started getting calls."

Imran said he's received between 20 to 25 calls from drivers who've had problems with their...