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Boston Legal actor Justin Mentell dies aged 27

Justin Mentell
Justin Mentell appeared in films including G-Force and Palo Alto, CA

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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