Sheena Stewart, from Ballybofey, was a 33-year-old mother of three children.
She was knocked down and killed in Ballyshannon at 1.50am.
Gardai believe she may have tripped and fallen into the path of an oncoming taxi.
Ms Stewart was a former pupil at Royal and Prior and had been living in Letterkenny where she was a valued volunteer for the local charity Cara House.
Susan McCauley, co-ordinator of Cara House said Sheena would be sorely missed by all those who knew her.
“Sheena has been a valued volunteer in Cara House for more two years, coming in and helping in the kitchen every Monday and Tuesday,” said heartbroken Susan.
“She was so reliable, thoughtful and willing to do anything she saw was needed. She was a valued member of staff. She will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with her family and friends on their sad loss.”
Garda collision forensic investigators spent today examining the scene of the tragedy.
The taxi minibus driver was unhurt. He and passersby had tried to resuscitate Ms Stewart.Tags: