The woman who was killed after being hit by a car door on Queen Street Tuesday has been identified as 33-year-old Danielle Naçu.

A bike has been spray-painted white and placed near the spot where Naçu died. It's adorned with flowers and several passersby stopped to pay their respects Wednesday morning.

White bikes placed at the scenes of cyclist fatalities are known as ghost bikes. They're meant to serve as reminders of cyclists' right to safe travel.

Friends have also set up a Facebook page in memory of Naçu, who worked as a senior programmer for Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Coworkers said Naçu was a warm, energetic person.

"She was known as a hugger," said colleague Claudette Deschenes. "She'd hug people when they were having a hard time."

"A hug was enough to put a smile back on your face and keep you going for the day."

Naçu died just before 9 a.m. Tuesday on Queen Street near Metcalfe Street after she was hit by the door of a parked car and knocked into oncoming traffic.

She had no pulse when paramedics arrived on-scene. She was pronounced dead at hospital.

"I heard a lot of people just shouting and screaming," said Shawki Abdelmalik. "She was under the car, under the wheel and they were trying to pull the car off of her just to get her out."

Cyclists said they fear being hit by a door when they're biking.

"Everytime I see something like that I think it could be me," said Phil MacAdam. "A lot of motorists don't stop to see if a cyclist is coming when they open their door."

"You really have to ride defensively," said Nathan Comeau, who said he had been "doored" before. "The door clipped my bicycle and I flew over my handlebars and into the street, so a car could have run me over."

For many motorists, it's a wakeup call to look before they open their door.

"Now I will be more careful when I go out of my car to make sure no one is passing," said driver Sache Bell-Isle. "We learn from that."

A tribute ride is being organized for next Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. along the same route where Danielle died. It will begin at the intersection of Bronson Avenue and Queen Street.

Police said they are investigating and considering laying charges.

With a report from CTV Ottawa's Joanne Schnurr