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Published October 27, 2009, 09:49 PM

Man Injured in Fight Outside REA Has Been Moved to Rehab Center

34-year-old Jason Smith of Grand Forks was severely hurt in the fight.

By: Cassie Walder, WDAZ

A Grand Forks man hurt in a fight after the Sioux-Gopher hockey game is still in the hospital but has been moved to Altru's rehab center.

34-year-old Jason Smith of Grand Forks was severely hurt in the fight.

Police say 28-year-old Peter Chwialkowski hit Smith.

Chwialkowski faces an aggravated assault charge.

He has been released after posting $1,000 cash bond.

According to Jason Smith's caringbridge site, during the fight he fell to the ground, hitting his head on the concrete.

The site says Smith had surgery to remove pieces of shattered skull and doctors inserted plates and 65 screws.

It says he will now have physical therapy, speech therapy and respiratory therapy for 8 hours each day.

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