Fitness expert and reality star Greg Plitt, who appeared on Bravo’s two shows Work Out and the new Friends To Lovers, has died after being hit by a train in Burbank, California. His death at age 37 has been a shock to fans, co-workers and many whose lives he’s touched over the years.
NBC Los Angeles reported: A renowned fitness expert was struck by a Metrolink train and killed in Burbank, California, on Saturday, authorities said. Police identified the victim as Greg Plitt, a bodybuilder, inspirational coach, actor and model. Investigators said they believed his death was an accident based on their preliminary investigation. The news source further reported: Plitt was struck about 4:05 p.m. on the tracks at Front Street, just north of the Burbank Metrolink Station, according to Lt. Leo Bauer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Transit Services Bureau. Plitt was pronounced dead at the scene, said Burbank police Sgt. Scott Meadows, who said the fatality “was not clearly a suicide” and remained under active investigation. A former U.S. Army Ranger, Plitt grew to fame as a fitness guru, model and motivational speaker. His physique was used as the model for a computer-generated character in the 2009 movie “Watchmen.”
Upon hearing the news of Plitt’s death, Bravo big-wig Andy Cohen tweeted: We couldn’t take our eyes off Greg Plitt after we cast him on ‘Work out’ – was as nice as he was beautiful. Seemed invincible, like Superman. Jackie Warner, from the shows “Work Out” and “Thintervention,” tweeted: I’m so sad to hear of Greg Plitt’s passing. He was beautiful on the inside & out. My prayers go to his loved ones. Let’s remember Plitt through out gallery of his best Instagram photos.