(Fitchburg, WI) — There are not a lot of answers about just how a popular principal at a Verona middle school ended-up getting hit by a car. School leaders in Verona say Badger Ridge Middle School Principal Beth Steffen was hit during her morning walk near her home in Fitchburg. She later died at the hospital. Fitchburg Police say the driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating. Verona Schools said there will be counselors available for students, and say they are dedicated to helping students and staff members deal with Steffen’s death.