Quick-thinking coaches use app to help save Benton student's life after collapse

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BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - First responders do everything they can to arrive at an emergency immediately, but when seconds count, a smartphone app is helping local schools send help even faster.

In March, Grant Steed, a student athlete collapsed at the Benton High School's baseball field. It was a day coaches, administrators, and first responders won't soon forget.

"I got a call from one of the assistant coaches saying we had a student athlete that was down on the ground," recalled T.J. White, an athletic trainer with the Benton School District. "I told him to check his pulse and I was on my way."

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