Coulter told The Associated Press that Plitt was a West Point graduate and Army Ranger who had jumped out of planes more than 1,000 times in his life and had a taste for the extreme, but also treated everyone and everything with respect and care as befitted his military past."Everything Greg did, he did extremely well," Coulter said."This isn't anyone who ever took a nap."Coulter said he spoke to members of the film crew and says Plitt misjudged the situation and tripped and fell before he was hit by the train.
While he has a very competitive and brutally honest side to him, Greg is secretly a hopeless romantic.He finds success in the adventures that scare him the most, and his biggest fear is to look back on his life and think he could have done more with it.Investigators have ruled out a suicide, and were trying to determine who directed the men to film without a permit in a restricted area of the tracks Saturday afternoon.They have interviewed witnesses who saw Plitt standing on the track even as the train's horn was blaring, Burbank police Sgt. A photo has surfaced showing what appears to be George Plitt on the railroad tracks shortly before he was hit.Candles and flowers have been placed at a makeshift memorial Plitt was struck and killed.
He was starring in the Bravo TV reality series “Friends to Lovers,” which documented the trial and tribulations of dating his best friend.“This is a terrible tragedy,” Bravo tweeted.
'Good enough' was never in his vocabulary," said Dr. He served as an Army Ranger for five years after graduating from West Point, and as a captain, he was a company commander responsible for 184 soldiers. Plitt was a professional skydiver who had completed more than 2,000 jumps, and a certified scuba diver.
He also enjoyed horseback riding and rock climbing.
“While our hearts go out to his family, this was very, very preventable,” Metrolink spokesman Jeff Lustgarten told The Wrap Tuesday.
“Had the proper channels been followed, this would not have happened,” Lustgarten said as he explained that Plitt was not authorized to be on the train tracks.
KTLA in Los Angeles obtained the picture, which shows a shirtless man by the railroad tracks.