(10:01 am EST) -- Kings Dominion has some exciting changes in store.

The amusement park, located in Doswell, Virginia, will add a new roller coaster and holiday event.

The roller coaster, called Twisted Timbers, will be constructed of wood and steel and will reach speeds of 54 mph. It will also feature a 109-foot drop!

The ride will be located in Candy Apple Grove and will bring the park's total number of roller coasters to 13.

The park has also announced plans for Winter Fest, a new holiday event with thousands of twinkling lights, ice-skating, live entertainment, holiday shopping, food (hot chocolate, anyone?) and even crafts with Mrs. Claus.

-- Amanda Norcross

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