Former Boston Legal actor JUSTIN MENTELL has died in a tragic car crash, aged 27.
Mentell was not wearing a seatbelt when his jeep swerved off a road near Madison, Wisconsin and went down an embankment, smashing into two trees on Monday morning (01Feb10).
According to, Mentell was thrown from the car and died at the scene.
The actor and aspiring musician played Boston Legal character Garrett Wells from 2005 to 2006 on the hit U.S. TV drama. He also appeared in several feature films, including last year's (09) Disney movie G-Force.