According to detectives, The victim John H. Broems, 58, of Freeport was operating his 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Merrick Road when he struck a 2000 Honda that was turning north on Park Avenue. The vehicle was being driven by a 53 year old female along with two rear 8 year old male passengers. The motorcyclist suffered severe head trauma and was transported by the Freeport Fire Department to a local hospital. He was pronounced deceased by a hospital staff physician. The occupants of the vehicle had no reported injuries. Both vehicles were impounded for a brake and safety test. There is no apparent criminality at this time. The investigation is ongoing.