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Brent falls $3, US crude $2 as economic worries bite

NEW YORK, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Brent oil futures fell more than $3 and U.S. crude dropped more than $2 on Wednesday, hit by weak economic data from Europe and China along with sharp slides in gasoline and heating oil futures.

Brent was down $3.20 at $108.37 a barrel by 10:13 a.m. EDT (1413 GMT), having fallen as low as $108.22.

U.S. crude was down $2.29 at $89.60, having dropped as low as $89.25.

(Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Dale Hudson)

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Keywords: ENERGY CRUDE/FUTURES