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Sep 7, 2015 5:11 PM

Victim of Bedford fatal accident identified as former Democratic NH House member


BEDFORD – Eric Palangas, 49, of Manchester, has been identified as the man who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover Saturday.

Palangas was one of the passengers in the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nicholas Palangas, 50, of Weare, was driving the car – he and another passenger survived.


Police said they responded to the accident just west of Sullivan Drive where they found a 1970 Chevelle resting on its roof.

Nicholas Palangas was charged with negligent homicide and aggravated driving while intoxicated.

Eric Palangas was a former Democratic member of the N.H. House.


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