EFESydney, Australia

A man has died while being treated for injuries sustained in the eruption of Whakaari/White Island volcano last year, becoming the 22nd victim of the disaster, New Zealand Police said Thursday.

Sixty-four-year-old German man Horst Westenfelder died on July 2 at a hospital overseas, police said in a statement.

Westenfelder died "due to medical complications while receiving treatment for injuries he received on Whakaari/White Island." EFE