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Monroe County teenager dies from flu complications

Family and friends of a Monroe County teenager say he died from complications of the flu.

They say 16-year-old Robert Welter died Monday after he was admitted to the hospital last Friday.

According to a GoFundMe page, he was a student at Pocono Mountain West Junior High School.

A family friend is trying to raise money to help the family with funeral costs.

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