In a horrific apparent accident over the weekend on Saturday … fitness model- turned fitness expert – turned Bravo reality series star – Greg Plitt was killed when he was struck by a a Metrolink train in Burbank, California. He was only 37 years old. Greg had appeared on Bravo’s Work Out series. Plitt also made appearances in daytime soaps in the role of Henderson for three episodes on Days of our Lives during 2007 to 2008.
Police confirmed that Plitt was struck at 4:05 p.m. on the tracks at Front Street, just north of the Burbank Metrolink Station. Sgt. Scott Meadows from the Burbank Police Department told PEOPLE that the death “appears to be an accident.”
In an update from TMZ late this afternoon: “Cops say two men were filming Plitt on the tracks when the train conductor spotted him in the way. He attempted to stop and began sounding his horn — but Plitt remained on the tracks.
Investigators seized video of the incident as evidence. There are also reports that Plitt have been filming some sort of fitness video near the tracks. In another account, Metrolink passenger Victor Crowell told KABC 7 News: “He had on all black. The train went by. I saw him stumble over the tracks. He had a camcorder in his hand.”
A Bravo spokesperson related. “This is a terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with Greg’s family and friends.” Andy Cohen, former programming executive at Bravo and the host of Watch What Happens Live tweeted, “We couldn’t take our eyes off Greg Plitt after we cast him on Work Out – was as nice as he was beautiful.”
Plitt was also starring in Plitt in a docu-series, Friends to Lovers which just had its premiere last week! Prior to becoming a fitness expert, Plitt worked as a U.S. Army Ranger after graduating from West Point in 2000.
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