Thrilling video of one of the world's tallest and fastest roller coasters

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Friday, March 6, 2015
Looking for a thrill ride? Then you need to check out the Fury 325 roller coaster opening this spring at Carowinds Park.
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Attention thrill seekers! The Fury 325 giga coaster is calling your name.

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Carowinds Park, an amusement park based out of Charlotte, N.C., uploaded terrifying test footage of the upcoming Fury 325 giga coaster in the video above. According to the clip's description, the coaster stands 325 feet tall with an 81-degree initial drop packing speeds up to 95 mph. That's taller than the Statude of Liberty, which stands at 305 feet.

After the coaster opens, it will be the fifth tallest in the world, with the top honors belonging to Kingda Ka at Six Flag's Great Adventure in New Jersey, which stands at 456 feet tall. According to the video, the coaster will be unveiled at Carowinds Park later this spring, but thrill seekers can get a sneak preview by watching the video above.