DODGEVILLE, Wis. -- An actor from the TV show "Boston Legal" has been found dead near his crashed Jeep in rural Iowa County.
The sheriff's department says 27-year-old Justin Mentell of Waukegan, Ill., was killed when his Jeep went down a steep embankment off Highway 39 near Blanchardville and hit two trees. The crash was discovered by a passer-by about 8:30 a.m. Monday.
Mentell portrayed attorney Garrett Wells on "Boston Legal" from 2005 to 2006.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports Mentell was also a promising speed skater during his high school days in Waukegan and competed in the Junior National Speed Skating long track team.