Kurt Cochran was killed in London while celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary

A Utah man celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary in London was among those killed in Wednesday's attack outside the U.K. Parliament, his family and church said.

Kurt Cochran and his wife, Melissa, had stopped in London during a tour of Europe and were planning to return home Thursday, a family spokesman said in a statement.

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A floral tribute to the victims of yesterday's terror attack is left at the security cordon near Westminster Abbey in central London on March 23, 2017. Seven people have been arrested including in London and Birmingham over Wednesday's terror attack at the British parliament, the police said today, revising down the number of victims to three people. / AFP PHOTO / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian sandartist Sudarsan Pattnaik gives the final touches to a sand sculpture on Puri Beach, some 65kms from Bhubaneswar on March 23, 2017, the day after an attack in London. Seven people have been arrested including some in London and Birmingham over the terror attack at the British parliament, the police said, revising down the number of victims to three / AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
The building of the city hall in Tel Aviv's Rabin square in Israel is illuminated in solidarity with Britain for the attack on Westminster Bridge in London March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Melissa was seriously injured, the family spokesman, Clint Payne, said in a statement distributed by the Church of Latter Day Saints.

"Kurt will be greatly missed, and we ask for privacy as our family mourns and as Melissa recovers from her injuries," Payne said.

Details of how the couple was caught in Wednesday carnage, in which two other victims died and 29 were injured, was not immediately clear.

Related: London Parliament Attacker Was British-Born, Had Been Investigated in Past

The attacker, a suspected extremist, plowed a rental vehicle into a crowd of people walking on Westminster Bridge, crashed into a railing outside the House of Commons, then fatally stabbed a police officer before armed officers shot him dead.

Also killed was a mother-of-two who was hit by a bus as she ran to safety.

Three French children on a school trip were among those wounded.

A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in London said the American government would help any U.S. citizens affected by the attack.

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