Funeral Held for Teen Who Lost Battle with Flu

Updated: 01/12/2013 5:37 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

The flu is blamed for killing 27 people in Minnesota.

Saturday, family and friends gathered to remember one of its youngest victims. The funeral for 14-year-old Carly Christenson was held in Saint Louis Park.

She was hospitalized on Christmas Eve.

A Saint Louis Park school official says Carly did get a vaccine. But she was still diagnosed with influenza A.