Created: 01/09/2013 6:59 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart
The community gathered at Westwood Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park to pray for victims of the flu.
14-year-old Carly Christenson died from complications of the flu Tuesday morning. She has been sick since December 20th.
Her funeral is set for Saturday.
Carly was the 5th person in Minnesota to die from the flu.
The virus is widespread in 41 states. CDC says 18 of the affected 41 states are about to hit epidemic levels.
Watch video of the church service here.