The Burbank Police Department can confirm the identity of the man who was killed in the train versus pedestrian collision on Saturday afternoon as George Gregory Plitt Jr.
Police report that on Saturday at about 4:05 pm, a male in his mid-30’s was struck by a southbound Metrolink Train, north of the Magnolia Boulevard Overpass in Burbank. Plitt was pronounced dead at the scene, by Burbank Fire Department Paramedics.
Burbank Police Department Detectives responded and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Sgt. Scott Meadows of the Burbank Police Department told KTLA that they believed is was “likely not a suicide”. The Los Angeles Times reported that Plitt had been filming in the area at the time.
The bio from the Bravo website, where Plitt was on one of their shows, had the following:
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Greg Plitt, went on to become a Captain and Ranger in the US Army. He is now self-employed in the entertainment and fitness fields, constantly busy as a motivational speaker, entrepreneur and model.
More on Plitt can be seen on his website http://gregplitt.com/
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has related information is asked to contact Burbank Police Detective Michael Edwards at (818) 238-3264.