Fitness expert, model, and TV star, Greg Plitt died today a 4:10 pm. The death appears to be nothing more then a very unfortunate accident that took place today at the Metrolink in Burbank.
Plitt was stuck by the train and pronounced dead at the scene. According to Lt. Leo Bauer, of L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Transit, Plitt was walking on the tracks in an area where pedestrians weren’t supposed to be crossing. This was near front street in Burbank.
“He had on all black. The train went by. I saw him stumble over the tracks. He had a camcorder in his hand,” said Metrolink passenger Victor Crowell.
Investigators are interviewing the Plitt’s friends. Passengers were transferred to buses to continue on their way.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has related information was asked to contact Burbank Police Detective Michael Edwards at (818) 238-3264 (source).
Plitt was well known for his many fitness modeling images, and his time on the reality Tv show, “Workout.” He will be greatly missed for everything he contributed to the fitness industry by way of his numerous fitness videos, motivational speaking, and instructional images. Rest in Peace Gregg the fitness community will miss you!
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