Westminster terrorist attack victim Melissa Cochran pictured recovering in hospital

Westminster terrorist attack victim Melissa Cochran pictured recovering in hospital

Westminster terrorist attack victim Melissa Cochran pictured recovering in hospital

A West Bountiful woman who survived the London terror attack that killed her husband and injured dozens of others is in good spirits and making steady progress in her recovery.

"Getting stronger every day!", says a caption on a GoFundMe page established by her brother, Clint Payne.

Inquiries to Payne about when his sister might be able to return to Utah were not immediately answered Friday.

Melissa and her husband Kurt were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary in London when they were hit by the attacker's auto.

In the other she is shown smiling in bed while taking a selfie surrounded by her family and friends. Cochran sustained multiple injuries including a broken leg and rib in the March 22 violence on the Westminster bridge.

The Cochrans were on the last day of a European trip to celebrate their wedding anniversary and to visit Melissa's parents, who are serving a LDS Temple mission in London for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Cochran posted photos to a GoFundMe page set up to help her showing that despite her injuries and the death of her 54-year-old husband, her spirit is unconquerable.

Mr Payne said his sister was "so grateful and overwhelmed with your generosity and outpouring of love" and thanked nearly 2,000 donors for their kind words and support.


"Her health is steadily improving and she has been strengthened by the presence of her family", he said.

"So many people have been so kind, and we are deeply touched by their goodness and generosity", he said, ITV reported.

Attacker Khalid Masood was shot dead by police after the rampage, which police say lasted just 82 seconds.

"The most hard part of all of this is that Kurt is no longer with us, and we miss him terribly".

However, members of the family refused to condemn killer Masood or his actions as Clint Payne added: "There is no ill feeling".

Kent-born Masood, who lived in Birmingham, earlier mounted the kerb twice in a Hyundai auto as he sped across Westminster Bridge.

Kurt Cochran died at the scene on the bridge.

A number of people have been arrested in the wake of the attack.

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