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Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train

Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland native and fitness model featured on the cover of numerous magazines was killed after he was struck by a train in Southern California. Burbank Police Sgt. Scott Meadows says George Plitt Jr. and two other men were filming on the tracks north of Burbank on Saturday afternoon when Plitt was hit by a southbound Metrolink train. The Los Angeles County coroner's office says Plitt was 37. Burbank police Sgt. Chris Canales says investigators have ruled out a suicide. He says witnesses reported that the train's horn was blaring before Plitt was struck. Canales says Plitt went by the name Greg and was a well-known fitness...

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