By CBS13 Staff

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — A GoFundMe page for the Rancho Cordova gas station manager fired earlier this month for accidentally selling 69-cent gas has raised more than $24,000, much of which will allegedly go toward repaying his former boss.

According to the GoFundMe page, more than 1,000 people contributed to help John Szczecina, donating a total of $24,087 as of Monday morning. The page’s initial goal was $20,000.

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The organizer of the page says that least some of the money will be returned to the owners of the Shell gas station, which allegedly lost around $20,000 when Szczecina accidently sold premium gas at 69 cents a gallon on June 9. He had meant to price it at 6.99 a gallon, but misplaced the decimal.

Drivers quickly noticed the deal and lined up at the station. The price wasn’t fixed for hours, costing the station owners thousands of dollars during a time when gas prices are at record highs.

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After hearing Szczecina’s story, many considered him a modern-day Robin Hood. Indeed, his story went viral, and people from all over the country donated to his GoFundMe page, generally giving between $5 and $100.

Darryl Surita was one of the customers who bought the 69-cent gas. He donated $160 to the GoFundMe campaign, telling CBS13 that he felt bad for Szczecina as the mistake cost him his job.

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While Szczecina might have remade the money lost in his headline-making mistake, it’s unclear if his former employer is willing to offer him his job back.