Boston Legal actor Justin Mentell dies aged 27

Actor Justin Mentell, who appeared on the hit US TV show Boston Legal, has been killed in a car accident, police have confirmed.

The Iowa County Sheriff's Department said the star had not been wearing a seatbelt and was killed when his car hit two trees on an embankment.

Mentell played lawyer Garrett Wells in Boston Legal, a spin-off of the show The Practice, in 2005 and 2006.

The 27-year-old actor also appeared in the 2009 Disney movie G-Force.


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Apr 23, 2010 12:45PM EDT

This is sad. I just happened to be looking up some things about Boston Legal the other day and came across the news, but didn't know what happened. People, seat belts. No reason not to wear one.

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