The Zanesville highway patrol is investigating the first fatal accident of the year 2003. It happened around three New Year’s morning on state route 666 about four miles south of Dresden. According to troopers the victim is 23-year-old Gailey Davis. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol says Davis was driving south on 666 at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his car, hit two trees and overturned. The crash remains under investigation.