Fitness Model Struck And Killed By Train In Southern California

Please stop filming on railroad tracks!!!!

CBS Sacramento

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – A 37-year-old model and actor featured on the cover of numerous fitness magazines was struck and killed by a train while filming on the tracks in Southern California, authorities said.

Two men were filming George Plitt Jr. on the railroad track north of the Burbank train station Saturday afternoon when Plitt was hit by a southbound Metrolink train, said Burbank Police Sgt. Scott Meadows.

Investigators, who interviewed witnesses who saw Plitt standing on the track even as the train’s horn was blaring, have ruled out a suicide, he said.

It appears Plitt may have believed the train was on a nearby, parallel track, Meadows said.

“It’s like a blind turn,” he said. “When the train came, you might not be able to tell which set the train is on.”

It was not immediately clear what the men were filming. Investigators are trying to determine who directed…

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