A 17-year-old boy reportedly came to while he was being transported to his own funeral, authorities said. The teenager was rushed to a hospital after regaining consciousness just before the ceremony started in the Indian state of Karnataka, the Times of India reported Monday. He is listed in critical condition. Kumar Marewad had been bitten by a stray dog last

month and developed a high fever, according to the report. His condition worsened and physicians placed him on a ventilator, police said. Medical staff told his family the infection had spread throughout his body and the boy would not be able to survive with being attached to a respirator. Doctors asked the parents if they wanted to keep their son on the machine. READ MORE