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Terminally ill classic car fan enjoys one of his 'last wishes' with hot rod cruise in Florida

Posted at 7:54 AM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 10:54:43-05

TEQUESTA, Fla. — A terminally ill classic car fan was able to enjoy one of his "last wishes" by taking a ride in a Pontiac GTO during a hot rod cruise on Saturday.

Ian Fike contacted his friend Tequesta Police Sgt. Raymond Korkowski and said his father, Randy Fike, only has a few weeks to live and one of his last wishes was to ride around town in a 1966-1968 Pontiac GTO.

Korkowski was able to locate one of his friends, Anthony Mastroianni, through Facebook and set up the ride.

Korkowski thought it would be a cool idea to not only have the Pontiac GTO involved, but to organize a hot rod cruise session.

On Saturday, Korkowski and the rest met up at the Tequesta police station, headed to pick up Fike at his house and did a cruise from Jupiter Island to Bridge Road and back down U.S. 1 to Tequesta.

This story was originally published on WPTV.