Mom crediting an app with helping to save her daughter's life

Macy Smith, 17, survived a car crash as her mom located her with a tracking app.
1:24 | 06/16/19

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Back now with the close call for a mother and daughter from North Carolina. The mother crediting an app with helping to save her 17-year-old daughter's life. Here's Marci Gonzalez. Reporter: Tonight, this teenager recovering from a horrific car crash. Please send someone. Please. Reporter: Crediting an iPhone app with saving her life. It was a miracle. It truly is a miracle. Reporter: 17-year-old Macy Smith was driving alone in north Carolina when her car hydroplaned. Flipping and landing 25 feet down a ravine. Her arm pinned under the car for seven hours. When she missed curfew, her worried mother called and texted repeatedly. The lack of response was out of character for her. Reporter: So she turned to the find my friend app, used to guide her to the crash scene. I can't explain watching the gps on my phone, my dot getting close to hers. My daughter is in a ditch, in a ravine. Reporter: Macy hoping her survival story encourages other teens to use the app with their families. I know it's hard for teenagers to give up your privacy, be in places you don't want your parents know about. It's not worth being trapped in your car for seven hours. Reporter: Tonight, Macy is recovering and regaining

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