Dublin police have filed charges against Dublin resident Lourdes R. Dudaney this week in connection to a December accident that led to the death of a Columbus resident.

Dublin police have filed charges against Dublin resident Lourdes R. Dudaney this week in connection to an accident that led to the death of a Columbus resident.

Dudaney, 49, was charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter and failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk.

Dudaney was driving the vehicle that struck Stephanie M. Auer, of Columbus, at about 7 p.m. Dec. 28 at North and North High streets, according to information from the city of Dublin.
Auer, 44, died of her injuries at the Ohio State University Medical Center on Dec. 30.

The charge of vehicular homicide is a first-degree misdemeanor and carries a maximum fine of $1,000 and 180 days in jail. Vehicular manslaughter, a second-degree misdemeanor, carries a maximum penalty of a $750 fine and 90 days in jail. Failure to yield to a pedestrian is a minor misdemeanor and carries a maximum fine of $150.

Dudaney is slated to appear in Franklin County Municipal Court at 9 a.m. March 4.

-- Jennifer Noblit/ ThisWeek