A man from Richland was seriously injured in a tractor crash on Sunday afternoon. Highway Patrol reports indicate that 51-year-old, Dean E. Hand, was southbound on Rustler Lane at Highway 7 when his brakes failed. The tractor crossed Highway 7 and crashed into a tree. Hand was ejected from the tractor, and was pinned between the front end loader and the tree. Hand was flown to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment.