Steve Utash, 54, who was on a ventilator for about a week
after the attack, left Detroit Medical Center's Rehabilitation
Institute of Michigan on Thursday, said Cheryl Angelelli, a
Four men are facing attempted murder and assault charges in
connection with the attack and a 16-year-old boy faces charges
of assault and ethnic intimidation of Utash, who is white. All
five defendants are black.
Police say they were part of a group of bystanders who advanced
on Utash on April 2 after he left his truck to check on a
10-year-old boy he accidentally hit with his vehicle.
The child, David Harris, was treated for a leg injury and
released from hospital a day after the collision.
A campaign on a fundraising website to pay for the Utash's
medical bills has raised more than $180,000.
(Reporting by Jonathan Allen in New York, Editing by Alex
Dobuzinskis and Gunna Dickson)
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